Julia Galef

Statistics

Is Bayesian thinking a sham?

Here’s a thought provoking video by Julia Galef  There’s a common criticism that people who claim to practice “Bayesian thinking” aren’t actually doing anything special — they’re just using a fancy term to make their opinions seem more objective than they really are. In this video I explain why that criticism is misguided.

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AI Data

Thinking like a Bayesian

Julia Galef outlines the most important principles of thinking like a Bayesian.

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AI Data Science

A Visual Guide to Bayesian Thinking

Julia Galef uses pictures to illustrate the mechanics of “Bayes’ rule,” a mathematical theorem about how to update your beliefs as you encounter new evidence.

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