Recommended Reading & Viewing

Measurement, Probability, Statistics & Risk

The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives 
Leonard Mlodinow
ISBN-10: 0307275175

How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business
Douglas W. Hubbard
ISBN-10: 0470539399

The Flaw of Averages
Sam L. Savage
ISBN-10: 1118073754

Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
Nassim Taleb
ISBN-10: 0812975219

Proofiness: The Dark Arts of Mathematical Deception
Charles Siefe
ISBN-10: 0670022160

The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don’t
Nate Silver
ISBN-10: 159420411X

Analytics & Application of Statistics

Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning
Thomas H. Davenport
ISBN-10: 1422103323

Data Smart: Using Data Science to Transform Information into Insights
John W Foreman
ISBN-10: 1395036166

Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die
Eric Siegel
ISBN-10: 1118356853


Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman
ISBN-10: 0374533555

Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
Dan Ariely
ISBN-10: 0061353248

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Charles Duhigg
ISBN-10: 1400069289


Informs Today (Was the Science of Better)


Hans Rosling (Particularly watch the washing machine one).

David McCandless

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