Charles Seife Quotes

Charles Seife is an American author and journalist, a professor at New York University. He has written extensively on scientific and mathematical topics.

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Charles Seife


Contrary to what our brains are telling us, there's no mystical force that imbues a winner with a streak of luck, nor is there a cosmic sense of justice that ensures that a loser's luck will turn around. The universe doesn't care one whit whether you've been winning or losing; each roll of the dice is just like every other.

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Zero is powerful because it is infinityâ??s twin. They are equal and opposite, yin and

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If you want to convince the world that a fish can sense your emotions, only one statistical measure will suffice: the p-value.

Charles Seife


If you want to get people to believe something really, really stupid, just stick a number on it.

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