This is a chapter review of "The Signal and the Noise. Why so many predictions fail- but some don't" by Nate Silver
The invention of the printing press changed the trajectory of mankind. Recording information in books was costly, error prone and subject to decay and loss. Everything would soon be forgotten. Books allowed us to store and share information and grow at an exponential rate. 

With all of this data that we have now- so has the expectation that we will be able to predict the future. "The signal is the truth. The noise is what distracts us from the truth. this is a book about the signal and the noise."

My Thoughts:
I appreciate the approach to truth and the distinction to noise, or not truth. I just received this book- today. So, looking forward to reading and posting my thoughts on this blog.


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