How to make really accurate predictions

“I am Professor Beckworth,” he pronounced in a kind of sopran baritone. ”Would you like to ask me some statistics, sir?” “Yes,” replied Bob. “What are the chances of this damn rain stopping today, Professor?” “Mmm,” said Jean-Claude, pondering earnestly, “You‘ll have to see me tomorrow about that.”

Erich Segal, Man, Woman and Child

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