How Company’s Learn your Secrets: How Target gets you to shop there
Era Of The Super Cruncher: the replacement of expertise and intuition by objective, data-based decision making
Adventures in Data Mining: Data Mining can find things one never imagined
video: probability of finding love (start at minute 2:00)
Podcast: Calculate Probability
The Streak of Streaks by Stephen Jay Gould
“Nothing ever happened in baseball above and beyond the frequency predicted by coin-tossing models” Joe DiMaggio’s fifty-six–game hitting streak in 1941
CORRELATION VS. CAUSATION AND ACCURACY
Youtube: Correlation vs. Causation: Ice cream and Polio
Youtube: more detailed discussion of correlation vs. causation
Podcast: Correlation vs. Causation: What Causes What?
Podcast: Excel Errors: How much do we trust Economist?
Pod cast: Poll Results and Statistics
The Median Isn’t the Message by Stephen Jay Gould