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Why you can't forecast sports

From fivethirtyeight.com

From fivethirtyeight.com

There are things you can forecast — like culture, which is what we do here at The Future Is Here. 

And there are things you can't — like sports.

As proved by the most shocking result in World Cup history, when Germany destroyed Brazil in Brazil.

Read the whole explanation from Nate Silver, here

If you want to know more about Silver's methods — and if you're interested in forecasting you should — read The Signal and The Noise.

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