If you're already starting to get weary of EU referendumitis, the science of polling, US presidential elections, the statistical probabilities (or not) of war or peace in the middle east, or the post-press blitz on who wore what at the Oscars, then take a refreshing read through any of Nassim Taleb's work on heuristics, probability, risk and the general concept of Antifragility. I've been using it as inspiration for all manner of things - from daily life to conference content.
How to not be fooled by data What are limits of statistical methods? How robustness is built. Higher dimensions and fat tails Linear regression and fat tails Mediocristan vs Extremistan: a cheat sheet The mechanisms The boundaries.