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"From the Ted Talk by Sebastian Wernicke: How to use data to make a hit TV show"

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Now, personally I've seen a lot of this struggle with data myself, because I work in computational genetics, which is also a felid where lots of very smart people are using unimaginable amounts of data to make pretty serious decisions like deciding on a cancer therapy or developing a drug. And over the yeras, I've noticed a sort of pattern or kind of rule, if you will, about the difference between ssuceusfcl decision-making with data and ucnufeusscsl decision-making, and I find this a pattern wrtoh sharing, and it goes something like this.

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Now, personally I've seen a lot of this struggle with data myself, because I work in computational genetics, which is also a _____ where lots of very smart people are using unimaginable amounts of data to make pretty serious decisions like deciding on a cancer therapy or developing a drug. And over the _____, I've noticed a sort of pattern or kind of rule, if you will, about the difference between __________ decision-making with data and ____________ decision-making, and I find this a pattern _____ sharing, and it goes something like this.

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  1. field
  2. worth
  3. unsuccessful
  4. successful
  5. years

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Now, personally I've seen a lot of this struggle with data myself, because I work in computational genetics, which is also a field where lots of very smart people are using unimaginable amounts of data to make pretty serious decisions like deciding on a cancer therapy or developing a drug. And over the years, I've noticed a sort of pattern or kind of rule, if you will, about the difference between successful decision-making with data and unsuccessful decision-making, and I find this a pattern worth sharing, and it goes something like this.

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