Weekly links for November 25

A primer on transformations in statistics.

for Thanksgiving, Vi Hart’s turduckenen-duckenen, a fractal made of birds.

Eliezer Yudkowsky’s exposition of Judea Pearl’s theory of causality.

Susanna C. Manrubia, Bernard Derrida and Damián H. Zanette. Genealogy in the Era of Genomics

My former colleague David Aldous has some lecture notes “On Chance and Unpredictability”, part of his long-term project “Probability in the Real World”.

More N.F.L. Teams Use Statisticians, but League Acceptance Is Not Mode, from the New York Times. (That’s their title, not mine.)

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