Hal Varian sends in this link to a series of educational videos described to be “a journey into the heart of statistics.” It seems to be focused on exploratory data analysis, which it describes as “an extraordinary new method of understanding ourselves and our Universe.”

## The Joy of Stats

The theme is more "statistics and society". It premiered on World Statistics Day at the Royal Statistical Society — it is wonderful. It is pretty much an advertisement for the statistics profession.

It will be broadcast on BBC on December 7 (it is one hour long). Apparently it will be available world-wide on the Gapminder site "shortly after" the broadcast.