Statistical methods teaching

A colleague has just pointed me to some nice new resources published in Nature about statistical methods. There are good, accessible introductions to regression, correlation, causation, and some others. They look like good teaching resources, as well as useful references for people (like me) whose statistics are usually a bit rusty. http://www.nature.com/subjects/statistical-methods  

New (free) book: Think Complexity

A colleague has just told me about a new book called “Think Complexity” by Allen B. Downey. To cut from the summary, it’s about: “complexity science, data structures and algorithms, intermediate programming in Python, and the philosophy of science“. Some of the later chapters look at fractals, cellular automata and agent-based models, which is the […]