The Tiger That Isn't: Seeing Through a World of Numbers

The Tiger That Isn't: Seeing Through a World of Numbers

Michael Blastland, Andrew Dilnot


Numbers became the omnipotent language of public argument. Too frequently, that strength is abused and the numbers bamboozle. This booklet indicates how one can see directly via them - and the way to grab the facility for your self. Public spending, future health dangers, environmental failures, who's wealthy, who's terrible, Aids or struggle deaths, pensions, teenage offenders, the easiest and worst faculties and hospitals, immigration - lifestyles is available in numbers. The trick to seeing via them is strikingly uncomplicated. it really is to use whatever all people has - the teachings in their personal adventure. utilizing vibrant and daily photographs and concepts, this ebook indicates how as regards to hand perception and figuring out should be, and the way we will all use what's everyday to make feel of what's baffling. it's also a revelation - of the way little the rules are understood even via many that declare to grasp higher. This e-book is written by means of the group who created and current the highly well known BBC Radio four sequence, kind of.

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