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The Future of everything: the science of prediction

Author: Orrell, David Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 449 p. : Graphs/Ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781560259756Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index and glossary
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Print HD30.27 .O77 2007
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Includes bibliographical references and index and glossary

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The Future of everything The science of prediction Table of contents INTRODUCTION THE SCIENCE AND SOCIOLOGY OF FORECASTING 1 PAST 1 SLINGS AND ARROWS THE BEGINNINGS OF PREDICTION 19 2 LET THERE BE LIGHT TYCHO BRAHE AND THE MODEL MAKERS 51 3 DIVIDE AND CONQUER THE GOSPEL OF DETERMINISTIC SCIENCE 84 PRESENT 4 RED SKY AT NIGHT PREDICTING THE WEATHER 123 5 IT'S IN THE GENES PREDICTING OUR HEALTH 174 6 BULLS AND BEARS PREDICTING OUR ECONOMY 218 Future 7 THE BIG PICTURE HOW WEATHER, HEALTH, AND WEALTH ARE RELATED 269 8 9 BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD FIGURING OUT WHERE WE WENT WRONG 313 CONSULTING THE CRYSTAL BALL OUR WORLD IN 2100 337 APPENDICES NOTES GLOSSARY BIBLIOGRAPHY ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS INDEX 351 362 399 410 433 435

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