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B. Complexity of Information in the Modern World It is impossible to

like a complete or accurate picture of the complexity of the modern world, which

man has to try to handle with these somewhat imperfect instruments. However ...

B. Complexity of Information in the Modern World It is impossible to

**give**anythinglike a complete or accurate picture of the complexity of the modern world, which

man has to try to handle with these somewhat imperfect instruments. However ...

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... Francis Bacon in his book Novum Organum (1620). The crux of the method is

to make a number of hypotheses as to how things may be working, and then to

design an experiment which will

hypotheses ...

... Francis Bacon in his book Novum Organum (1620). The crux of the method is

to make a number of hypotheses as to how things may be working, and then to

design an experiment which will

**give**a clear lead whether any of thesehypotheses ...

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Statisticians, who seem very conscious of the value of jargon in adding an air of

profundity to simple ideas, usually speak of the measurements deviating from the

mean, so this calculation would

...

Statisticians, who seem very conscious of the value of jargon in adding an air of

profundity to simple ideas, usually speak of the measurements deviating from the

mean, so this calculation would

**give**the 'mean deviation from the mean'. But this...

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