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Download Ù How to Make the World Add Up: Ten Rules for Thinking Differently About Numbers Helping us tell stories we see them in the papers on social media and we hear them used in everyday conversation and yet we doubt themthan everBut numbers in the right hands have the power to change the world for the better Contrary to popular belief good statistics are not a trick although they are a kind of magic Good statistics are not smoke and mirrors; in fact they help us seeclearly Good statistics are like a telescope for an astronomer a microscope for a bacteriologist or an X ray for a radiologist If we are willing to let them good statistics help us see things about the world around us and about ourselves both large and small ­ that we would not be able to see in any other wayIn How to Make the World Add Up Tim Harford draws on his experience as both an economist and presenter of the BBC's radio show 'More or Less' He take.

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Download Ù How to Make the World Add Up: Ten Rules for Thinking Differently About Numbers 'If you aren't in love with stats before reading this book you will be by the time you're done Powerful persuasive and in these truth defying times indispensable'Caroline Criado Perez author of Invisible Women'Nobody makes the statistics of everyday lifefascinating and enjoyable than Tim Harford'Bill Bryson'Fabulously readable lucid witty and authoritativeEvery politician and journalist should be made to read this book but everyone else will get so much pleasure and draw so much strength from the joyful way it dispels the clouds of deceit and delusion' Stephen Fry'Wise humane and above all illuminating Nobody is better on statistics and numbers and how to make sense of them'Matthew SyedWhen was the last time you read a grand statement accompanied by a large number and wondered whether it could really be true Statistics are vital in. Voyage au pays du souvenir, 1914-1918 : Sur les traces de la Première Guerre mondiale, des Flandres à l'Alsace everyday lifefascinating and La route des vins d'alsace enjoyable than Tim Harford'Bill Bryson'Fabulously readable lucid witty and authoritativeEvery politician and journalist should be made to read this book but Le Guide de la Première Guerre Mondiale des Flandres à l'Alsace everyone Le Petit Farfelu présente l'Alsace : Le guide du néophyte en alsatique else will get so much pleasure and draw so much strength from the joyful way it dispels the clouds of deceit and delusion' Stephen Fry'Wise humane and above all illuminating Nobody is better on statistics and numbers and how to make sense of them'Matthew SyedWhen was the last time you read a grand statement accompanied by a large number and wondered whether it could really be true Statistics are vital in.

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Download Ù How to Make the World Add Up: Ten Rules for Thinking Differently About Numbers S us deep into the world of disinformation and obfuscation bad research and misplaced motivation to find those priceless jewels of data and analysis that make communicating with numbers worthwhile Harford's characters range from the art forger who conned the Nazis to the stripper who fell in love with the most powerful congressman in Washington to famous data detectives such as John Maynard Keynes Daniel Kahneman and Florence Nightingale He reveals how we can evaluate the claims that surround us with confidence curiosity and a healthy level of scepticismUsing ten simple rules for understanding numbers plus one golden rule this extraordinarily insightful book shows how if we keep our wits about us thinking carefully about the way numbers are sourced and presented we can look around us and see with crystal clarity how the world adds u.

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  • How to Make the World Add Up: Ten Rules for Thinking Differently About Numbers
  • Tim Harford
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  • 21 April 2019
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