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Future babble : why expert predictions are next to worthless, and you can do better

Author: Dan Gardner
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dutton, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gardner presents landmark research debunking the whole expert prediction industry and explores our obsession with the future.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Gardner
ISBN: 9780525952053 0525952055
OCLC Number: 635459566
Description: xi, 305 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The unpredictable world --
In the minds of experts --
The experts agree : expect much more of the same --
Unsettled by uncertainty --
Everyone loves a hedgehog --
When prophets fail --
The end is nigh.
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Gardner presents landmark research debunking the whole expert prediction industry and explores our obsession with the future.

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