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A Complex World Made Easier With Statistics

Tim Harford, Author, “How to Make the World Add Up: Ten Rules for Thinking Differently About Numbers”

03-Nov-20 08:05

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A Complex World Made Easier With Statistics

In a world of big data and algorithms where statistics become increasingly important, Tim Harford, author of “How to Make the World Add Up: Ten Rules for Thinking Differently About Numbers,” simplifies this very technical subject and reiterates the importance of numbers in this world. He also explains why polls can still be wrong despite the science behind it while defending the use of statistics despite the potential of its misuse by governments.

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Produced by: Dayana Mustak

Presented by: Wong Shou Ning


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