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  • The Art of Statistics

    Learning from Data

    series Pelican Books
    'A statistical national treasure' Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2'Required reading for all politicians, journalists, medics and anyone who tries to influence people (or is influenced) by statistics. A tour de force' Popular ScienceDo busier hospitals have higher survival rates? How many trees are there on the planet? Why do old men have big ears? David Spiegelhalter reveals the answers to these and many ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How the World Really Works

    A Scientist’s Guide to Our Past, Present and Future

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    ** THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER **'Another masterpiece from one of my favorite authors . . . If you want a brief but thorough education in numeric thinking about many of the fundamental forces that shape human life, this is the book to read. It's a tour de force' BILL GATES__________We have never had so much information at our fingertips and yet most of us don't know how the world really works. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Numbers Don't Lie

    71 Things You Need to Know About the World

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    'My favourite author has done it again. Numbers Don't Lie is by far his most accessible book to date, and I highly recommend it to anyone who is curious about the world. I unabashedly recommend this book to anyone who loves learning' Bill GatesIs flying dangerous? How much do the world's cows weigh? And what makes people happy?From Earth's nations and inhabitants, through the fuels and foods that ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Black Swan

    The Impact of the Highly Improbable

    The phenomenal international bestseller that shows us how to stop trying to predict everything - and take advantage of uncertaintyWhat have the invention of the wheel, Pompeii, the Wall Street Crash, Harry Potter and the internet got in common? Why are all forecasters con-artists? Why should you never run for a train or read a newspaper?This book is all about Black Swans: the random events that ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Chancing It

    The Laws of Chance and How They Can Work for You

    Make your own luck by understanding probabilityOver the years, some very smart people have thought they understood the rules of chance?only to fail dismally. Whether you call it probability, risk, or uncertainty, the workings of chance often defy common sense. Fortunately, advances in math and science have revealed the laws of chance, and understanding those laws can help in your everyday life.In ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Theory That Would Not Die

    How Bayes' Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, & Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of C

    "This account of how a once reviled theory, Baye’s rule, came to underpin modern life is both approachable and engrossing" (Sunday Times).A New York Times Book Review Editors’ ChoiceBayes' rule appears to be a straightforward, one-line theorem: by updating our initial beliefs with objective new information, we get a new and improved belief. To its adherents, it is an elegant statement about ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

    The best-selling author of Naked Economics defies the odds with a book about statistics that you’ll welcome and enjoy.Once 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 game shows and medical research, the real-world application of statistics continues ... Read more

    $29.03 AUD

  • Rationality

    What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters

    by Steven Pinker ...
    A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2021'Punchy, funny and invigorating ... Pinker is the high priest of rationalism' Sunday Times'If you've ever considered taking drugs to make yourself smarter, read Rationality instead. It's cheaper, more entertaining, and more effective' Jonathan Haidt, author of The Righteous MindIn the twenty-first century, humanity is reaching new heights of scientific... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Drunkard's Walk

    How Randomness Rules Our Lives

    Leonard Mlodinow's The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives is an exhilarating, eye-opening guide to understanding our random world.Randomness and uncertainty surround everything we do. So why are we so bad at understanding them?The same tools that help us understand the random paths of molecules can be applied to the randomness that governs so many aspects of our everyday lives, from ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How to Make the World Add Up

    Ten Rules for Thinking Differently About Numbers

    by Tim Harford ...
    The Sunday Times Bestseller'Tim Harford is one of my favourite writers in the world. His storytelling is gripping but never overdone, his intellectual honesty is rare and inspiring, and his ability to make complex things simple - but not simplistic - is exceptional. How to Make the World Add Up is another one of his gems. If you're looking for an addictive pageturner that will make you smarter, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics

    A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World

    A guide to critical thinking in the 'post-truth' era, from the author of Sunday Times best-seller The Organized MindWe live in a world of information overload. Facts and figures on absolutely everything are at our fingertips, but are too often biased, distorted, or outright lies. From unemployment figures to voting polls, IQ tests to divorce rates, we're bombarded by seemingly plausible statistics ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Book of Why

    The New Science of Cause and Effect

    The hugely influential book on how the understanding of causality revolutionized science and the world, by the pioneer of artificial intelligence'Wonderful ... illuminating and fun to read' Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize-winner and author of Thinking, Fast and Slow'Correlation does not imply causation.' For decades, this mantra was invoked by scientists in order to avoid taking positions as to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Statistics Using Stata

    An Integrative Approach

    Engaging and accessible to students from a wide variety of mathematical backgrounds, Statistics Using Stata combines the teaching of statistical concepts with the acquisition of the popular Stata software package. It closely aligns Stata commands with numerous examples based on real data, enabling students to develop a deep understanding of statistics in a way that reflects statistical practice. ... Read more

    $68.30 AUD

  • The Numbers Game

    Why Everything You Know About Football is Wrong

    Discover football's astonishing hidden rules in The Numbers Game by Chris Anderson and David Sally*Fully updated with a new World Cup chapter*Football has always been a numbers game: 4-4-2, the big number 9 and 3 points for a win. But what if up until now we've been focusing on the wrong numbers? What if the numbers that really matter, the ones that hold the key to winning matches, are actually 2 ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Calling Bullshit

    The Art of Scepticism in a Data-Driven World

    'A necessary book for our times. But also just great fun' Saul Perlmutter, Nobel LaureateThe world is awash in bullshit, and we're drowning in it. Politicians are unconstrained by facts. Science is conducted by press release. Start-up culture elevates hype to high art. These days, calling bullshit is a noble act.Based on a popular course at the University of Washington, Calling Bullshit gives us ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Weaponized Lies

    How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era

    A guide to critical thinking in the 'post-truth' era, from the author of Sunday Times best-seller The Organized MindWe live in a world where the line between truth and lies is increasingly blurred by euphemistic terms such as 'post-truth', 'counter-knowledge', 'fringe theories' and others. In a world where anyone can become an expert at the click of a button, we're worse equipped than ever to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Scorecasting

    The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won

    In Scorecasting, University of Chicago behavioral economist Tobias Moskowitz teams up with veteran Sports Illustrated writer L. Jon Wertheim to overturn some of the most cherished truisms of sports, and reveal the hidden forces that shape how basketball, baseball, football, and hockey games are played, won and lost.Drawing from Moskowitz's original research, as well as studies from fellow ... Read more

    $12.64 AUD

  • Statistics

    by BarCharts,Inc ...
    This guide is a must for any student taking statistics. It contains key equations and formulas all sealed with lamination. ... Read more

    $8.02 AUD

  • How Contagion Works

    Science, Awareness and Community in Times of Global Crises - The short essay that helped change the Covid-19 debate

    Translated by Alex Valente ...
    'Lucid, calm, informed, directly helpful in trying to think about where we are now... The literature of the time after begins here' Evening Standard'Taking a breather from bewildering statistics and terrible tales of contagion to read Giordano's book was a jolt of brevity and simplicity... It takes concepts that have been dancing away in our minds, just out of reach, and lines them up neatly' The ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Maths Book

    Big Ideas Simply Explained

    by DK ...
    series Big Ideas
    See how maths' infinite mysteries and beauty unfold in this captivating educational book!Discover more than 85 of the most important mathematical ideas, theorems, and proofs ever devised with this beautifully illustrated book. Get to know the great minds whose revolutionary discoveries changed our world today.You don't have to be a maths genius to follow along with this book! This brilliant book ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Schaum's Outline of Probability and Statistics, 4th Edition

    The ideal review for your probability and statistics courseMore than 40 million students have trusted Schaum’s Outlines for their expert knowledge and helpful solved problems. Written by renowned experts in this field, Schaum's Outline of Probability and Statistics covers what you need to know for your course and, more important, your exams. Step-by-step, the authors walk you through coming up ... Read more

    $25.95 AUD

  • What the Luck?

    The Surprising Role of Chance in Our Everyday Lives

    by Gary Smith ...
    We underestimate the importance of luck in our lives. We think too highly of the golfer who wins the British Open and, if he loses the next tournament, we speculate that he slacked off. Although the winner is surely an excellent golfer, good luck in how the ball bounced and how it rolled afterwards outside of the golfer's control also played an important role. An insufficient appreciation of ... Read more

    $8.13 AUD

  • Statistics: An Introduction: Teach Yourself

    The Easy Way to Learn Stats

    by Alan Graham ...
    Do you need to gain confidence with handling numbers and formulae? Do you want a clear, step-by-step guide to the key concepts and principles of statistics? Nearly all aspects of our lives can be subject to statistical analysis. Statistics: An Introduction shows you how to interpret, analyze and present figures.Assuming minimal knowledge of maths and using examples from a wide variety of everyday ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Improbability Principle

    Why coincidences, miracles and rare events happen all the time

    by David Hand ...
    Why is it that incredibly unlikely phenomena actually happen quite regularly and why should we, in fact, expect such things to happen? Here, in this highly original book - aimed squarely at anyone with an interest in coincidences, probability or gambling - eminent statistician David Hand answers this question by weaving together various strands of probability into a unified explanation, which he ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD