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Big Brother is watching you. Discover how statistics can be used to control our society.
 

Have you ever wondered what your neighbor does every morning at 8:35 am, when you hear weird sounds coming from his balcony?
 

Did you ever realize that the “likes“ you put on other people´s Instagram account will influence the next summer collection of Zara, H&M, and Nike?
 

Are you aware that whenever you swipe your credit card in the supermarket, you are not only paying with money, but you are giving valuable personal data away for free?
 

The science of collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data became a powerful tool to get useful information about humans and their environment.
 

Personal data has more value than ever and yet you leave terabytes of it for free on your devices or floating around in your cloud.
 

Not only do Google and Facebook harvest billions from using your data for advertising, but talented hackers have also created a luxurious living from stealing and selling your data.
 

In our high tech world, decision making is based on evidence instead of assumptions.
 

By now our entire world is build around reliable statistics.
 

...ehm hold on.
 

Reliable?
 

If I tell you baldness raises the cardiovascular disease risk up to 70%, it is a true fact.
 

What I forgot to mention is baldness and old age are related. So what is the cause of cardiovascular diseases? Baldness or old age?
 

Statistics can be misleading and manipulating.
 

Yet there are incredible examples of how statistics helped to solve crimes and find a serial killer.
 

In Statistics for Beginners, you´ll discover:
 

  • How statistics replaced religion and what happened to god
     
  • What will happen when robots will take the world leadership and how close we are to a gigantic robot invasion
     
  • How statistics can save or destroy the world with simple tricks scientists use to present their so called “proven evidence“
     
  • How statistics helped an old lady to get her stolen purse back
     
  • What the customer sees is not even close to the truth and why
     
  • Why you don´t have time to fact check if you become president and how this can mislead an entire nation
     
  • How fishing crews and emancipation are connected
     
  • Why being a voluntary prisoner in Stanford Prison revolutionized the history of statistics
     
  • How to create a future vision and bring Star Wars into real life

    and much more…

Discover the power of statistics and how they change your daily life.

You should know how to interpret the numbers, facts, and studies you consume to be ahead of everyone else and become an insider instead of an innocent victim.

©2019 Abiprod (P)2019 Abiprod

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Long but a good listen!

This audio book started off a bit rough for me due to I didn't have much interests in statistics. After a bit though i learned to love it and learned a lot of interesting facts! There is alot of things we don't know and this is a great way to find out!

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Not actually about statistics

This book is about a person’s opinion on why statistics are fallible.

While that is correct, I was looking for a book about statistical methods.

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Best book

Great book for anyone who wants to learn about how the world works. Best book i have ever bought from amazon. Thanks for this book.

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Great book so far

Loved this book. We need more books like this; instead of people blindly praising the use of data analytics

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Good book

Amazing book. Very useful information. i have learned a lot of new things from this book.

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Thanks for this book

This is a great book, but not a book on how to use statistics math. So the title can be misleading.
It is however a great book on how to apply statistics in our daily lives. Which I can argue is more important than the

math behind it.

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Not so bad

For some reason, I thought this book would teach me about statistics. I should have read the description.
This is however, a great book to learn about how statistics are used in our society.

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Good book

This is a great book for anyone who likes statistics. This author is the king of applied statistics.

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Lot of good information

I used to blindly accept all the statistics that were provided to me by the media. After reading this book, I spend

some extra time analyzing the source of the data and the methodology of collecting the data.

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Best Book

I always had a hidden feeling that the statistics we were using did not match with reality. This book teaches me

that these statistics are true, but misleading. This book opened my eyes.