Top 5 Books for Big Data

The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — But Some Don’t (Nate Silver) This book uses a diverse set of real world examples to show the relevance of prediction models as well as how forecasters overcome biases to uncover meaningful predictions.

Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are (Seth Stephens‑Davidowitz) …people’s search for information is, in itself, information. When and where they search for facts, quotes, jokes, places, persons, things, or help, it turns out, can tell us a lot more about what they really think, really desire, really fear, and really do than anyone might have guessed.

Author: Joanna Ngai


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