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Nate Silver's Case Study

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The purpose of this paper is to compare and contrast Nate Silver’s (2015) book about methods of prediction, The Signal and the Noise, to Malcolm Gladwell’s (2005) book about the power of thinking without thinking, Blink. First, it discusses the similarities of both books regarding predictions, and presents examples of their relation. Secondly, this paper highlights the differences between the authors in their philosophy for their methods. Lastly, it posits that Malcolm Gladwell’s book, though different from Nate Silver’s book, is helpful and accurate in understanding statistics. Additionally, this paper provides context to support this assertion through examining case studies featured in Gladwell’s work. First, both authors present similar
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