# Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences

Innumeracy.

.

Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences.

# Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder

In other words, diminish beauty Far from it, says acclaimed scientist Richard Dawkins Newton s unw.

Unweaving the RainbowDid Newton unweave the rainbow by reducing it to its prismatic colors, as Keats contended Did he,.

Unweaving the Rainbow: Science Delusion and the Appetite for WonderIn other words, diminish beauty Far from it, says acclaimed scientist Richard Dawkins Newton s unw.

# Truth or Truthiness: Distinguishing Fact from Fiction by Learning to Think Like a Data Scientist

Truth or TruthinessTeacher tenure is a problem Teacher tenure is a solution Fracking is safe Fracking causes earthqu.

Akes Our kids are over tested Our kids are not tested enough We read claims like these in the new.

Truth or Truthiness: Distinguishing Fact from Fiction by Learning to Think Like a Data Scientist Akes Our kids are over tested Our kids are not tested enough We read claims like these in the new.

# The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom

S of statistics a scientific discipline related to but distinct from mathematics and computer scien.

The Seven Pillars of Statistical WisdomS of statistics a scientific discipline related to but distinct from mathematics and computer scien.

The Seven Pillars of Statistical WisdomWhat gives statistics its unity as a science Stephen Stigler sets forth the seven foundational idea.

# Know Your Chances: Understanding Health Statistics

Know Your ChancesEvery day we are bombarded by television ads, public service announcements, and media reports warni.

Ng of dire risks to our health and offering solutions to help us lower those risks But many of thes.

Know Your Chances: Understanding Health StatisticsNg of dire risks to our health and offering solutions to help us lower those risks But many of thes.

# Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

Naked StatisticsOnce considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly evolving into a discipline Hal Varian,.

Chief economist at Google, has actually called sexy From batting averages and political polls to.

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the DataChief economist at Google, has actually called sexy From batting averages and political polls to.

# Chances Are . . .: Adventures in Probability

Chances Are . . .A layman s journey into the realm of probability from poker to politics, weather to war, Monte Car.

Lo to mortality We search for certainty, but find only likelihood All things are possible, only on.

Chances Are . . .: Adventures in Probability Lo to mortality We search for certainty, but find only likelihood All things are possible, only on.

# The Numbers Game: The Commonsense Guide to Understanding Numbers in the News, in Politics, and in Life

The Numbers GameThe Strunk White of statistics team up to help the average person navigate the numbers in the news.

The Numbers Game: The Commonsense Guide to Understanding Numbers in the News in Politics and in LifeDrawing on their hugely popular BBC Radio 4 show More or Less,, journalist Michael Blastland and in.

Drawing on their hugely popular BBC Radio 4 show More or Less,, journalist Michael Blastland and in.

# A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age

A Field Guide to LiesFrom The New York Times bestselling author of THE ORGANIZED MIND and THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON MUSIC.

, a primer to the critical thinking that is necessary now than ever We are bombarded with info.

A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age , a primer to the critical thinking that is necessary now than ever We are bombarded with info.

# Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

Weapons of Math DestructionA former Wall Street quant sounds an alarm on mathematical modeling a pervasive new force in socie.

Ty that threatens to undermine democracy and widen inequality We live in the age of the algorithm.

Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens DemocracyTy that threatens to undermine democracy and widen inequality We live in the age of the algorithm.

# Misused Statistics (Popular Statistics) (Popular Statistics)

Statistical practice illustrating the types of misused statistics with well documented, real world.

Misused Statistics Revised and updated edition of a standard in the field Alerts readers to the problems, inherent in.

Misused Statistics (Popular Statistics) (Popular Statistics)Statistical practice illustrating the types of misused statistics with well documented, real world.

# Stat-Spotting: A Field Guide to Identifying Dubious Data

Stat-SpottingAre four million women really battered to death by their husbands or boyfriends each year Does a y.

Oung person commit suicide every thirteen minutes in the United States Is methamphetamine our numb.

Stat-Spotting: A Field Guide to Identifying Dubious DataOung person commit suicide every thirteen minutes in the United States Is methamphetamine our numb.

# Flaws and Fallacies in Statistical Thinking

Flaws and Fallacies in Statistical ThinkingThis book was written with a dual purpose first, the author was motivated to relieve his distress o.

Ver the faulty conclusions drawn from the frequent misuse of relatively simple statistical tools su.

Flaws and Fallacies in Statistical ThinkingVer the faulty conclusions drawn from the frequent misuse of relatively simple statistical tools su.

# Calculated Risks: How to Know When Numbers Deceive You

Calculated RisksAt the beginning of the twentieth century, H G Wells predicted that statistical thinking would be a.

S necessary for citizenship in a technological world as the ability to read and write But in the tw.

Calculated Risks: How to Know When Numbers Deceive YouS necessary for citizenship in a technological world as the ability to read and write But in the tw.

# Damned Lies and Statistics: Untangling Numbers from the Media, Politicians, and Activists

Damned Lies and StatisticsDoes the number of children gunned down double each year Does anorexia kill 150,000 young women an.

Nually Do white males account for only a sixth of new workers Startling statistics shape our think.

Damned Lies and Statistics: Untangling Numbers from the Media Politicians and ActivistsNually Do white males account for only a sixth of new workers Startling statistics shape our think.