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Super Crunchers

Why Thinking-by-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart

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Published by Bantam .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25726900M
ISBN 100553805401
ISBN 109780553805406

Ian Ayres is the William K. Townsend Professor at Yale Law School and the Yale School of Management, and is editor of the Journal of Law, Economics and Organization. In addition to his best-selling SuperCrunchers, Ayres has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, International Herald Tribune, and The New Republic/5.   I picked up Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers is the New Way to be Smart by Ian Ayres while on vacation it looked like an interesting read and it was.. The entire book is based on showing the reader how organizations are using statistics, data mining and regression analysis to determine how to better run their businesses and/or get more money from you.

Super Crunchers are the pioneers who ‘think by numbers’ to find patterns in human behaviour and predict the future – with staggeringly accurate results. About the Author Ian Ayres is a professor at Yale, both in the Law School and in the School of Management, as well as a lawyer and author/5(93).   Super Crunchers Originally written by Analytics Demystified on Octo I promised in an earlier post that I would read Ian Ayres new book, Super Crunchers, and it’s taken me longer to get to it than I’d planned.

Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart (1st Edition) by Ian Ayres Hardcover, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Need it Fast? 2 day shipping options Why would a Book Edition: 1st Edition. Summary: Super Crunchers - The must-read summary of Ian Ayres' book: "Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart". This complete summary of the ideas from Ian Ayres' book "Super Crunchers" shows that the number crunchers .


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Today’s best and brightest organizations are analyzing massive databases at lightening speed and gaining greater insights into our human behavior. They are the super crunchers/5(). Super Crunchers () was written in the same vein as a Malcolm Gladwell book or the related Freakanomics book.

This means its aim was to be a non-fiction best seller for the chattering NPR listening classes of which I admit I do belong too/5. "Super Crunchers presents a convincing and disturbing vision of a future in which everyday decision-making is increasingly automated, and the role of human judgment restricted to providing input to formulae."—The Economist "Insightful and delightful!" —Forbes.

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They are the super crunchers/5. Super Crunchers is one of those books that exposes how technology and data can and does affect your day-to-day. Based on computer algorithms, Netflix recommends us movies and eHarmony recommends a mate.

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"Super Crunchers presents a convincing and disturbing vision of a future in which everyday decision-making is increasingly automated, and the role of human judgment restricted to providing input to formulae."—The Economist "Insightful and delightful!" —Forbes.

From the PublisherBrand: Random House Publishing Group. "Super Crunchers presents a convincing and disturbing vision of a future in which everyday decision-making is increasingly automated, and the role of human judgment restricted to providing input to formulae."—The Economist "Insightful and delightful!" —Forbes.

From the Publisher/5(12). Super crunchers have the answers. In this brave new world of equation versus expertise, Ayres shows us the benefits and risks, who loses and who wins, and how super crunching can be used to.

Thoroughly enjoyed this book -- it was a quick read at just over pages (before the end notes kicked in). Some basic statistical concepts are provided for the statistically challenged but that doesn't detract to any large degreee from sharing of the various Super Cruncher projects that have taken place/5(14).

Ian Ayres has 30 books on Goodreads with ratings. Ian Ayres’s most popular book is Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Sm. From the relationship between wines and weather, to medical decision making, the "super crunchers" are truly affecting our day to day lives.

This book is a clearly written, thought provoking, and an enjoyable listening experience. Super Crunchers () is about the sheer power of the large data sets that are fed into algorithms and the way they’re revolutionizing our businesses, medical treatment and even our governments. Anyone interested in the power of statistics.

The Super Crunchers, aided by the explosion of inexpensive computing power, do their job remarkably well. The next step is finding some Super Persuaders. Today, number crunching affects your life in ways you might never imagine.

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Below I have summarized some of the important points of the book. Super Crunching is crucially about the impact of statistical analysis on real-world decisions. Two core techniques for Super Crunching are the regression and randomization. Regression will make your predictions more accurate (Historical /5(97).

Super Crunchers by Ian Ayres. Companies used to rely on human experts and their years of experience to guide them. Now, cutting-edge organizations are mining the data and crunching numbers instead, to come up with more accurate, less biased predictions.

This complete summary of the ideas from Ian Ayres’ book “Super Crunchers” shows that the number crunchers are starting to consistently outperform the experts. Those who rely on their intuition to make good decisions are now starting to get left behind by a new breed of number crunchers – called “Super Crunchers” – who mine huge databases to reveal underlying : Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart Ian Ayres Limited preview - Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-numbers is the New Way to be Smart4/5(24).Super Crunchers.

is an important book highlighting how the playing field of decision making is changing before our very eyes. Everyone needs to know that information is being used to manipulate decisions at all levels in our personal and civic lives.

Ian Ayres does a great job making this a fun, entertaining book to.