Why are ‘experts’ so frequently wrong?

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4 min readJul 3, 2007

by J Scott Christianson, Columbia Daily Tribune Columnist

It seems like the more technology weather forecasters have, the less accurate their predictions are. It’s almost like there is an inverse relationship between the number of times a meteorologist says the phrase “super doppler” and the odds that he or she will get it right.

Perhaps with all this technology at hand, they feel obligated to make a prediction regardless of whether they have any clue as to what will happen with the weather. Stations spend millions of dollars on weather…

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