Highly Recommended Reading and Viewing

These talks and books will give you new ways to think.

Videos of Talks



  • Seeing Theory A gorgeous interactive online textbook with explanations of statistics and probability. Check out the demos of Bayesian Inference!
  • Waterfall Diagrams help visualize Bayes rule in odds form.
  • Financial Analytics Using R Online textbook discussion of operational risk with R code for calculating and plotting potential loss as well as fitting historical losses. Written in Bookdown, open source.
  • SHELF Single distribution elicitation Shiny App for SHELF method of expert elicitation.
  • Python Data Science Handbook Also written in bookdown, this open source textbook shows how to do python visualization using Seaborn, and includes links to Jupyter notebooks with remixable examples.


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