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Airs on: United States PBS (1974 - now)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary

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Prediction by the Numbers

Episode 45x05; Feb 28, 2018

Predictions underlie nearly every aspect of our lives, from sports, politics, and medical decisions to the morning commute. With the explosion of digital technology, the internet, and "big data," the science of forecasting is flourishing. But why do

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45x05: Prediction by the NumbersFeb 28, 2018
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45x03: First Face of AmericaFeb 7, 2018
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