I think that the Monty Hall Problem is one of those litmus tests for how smart you really are. Not how many things you memorized or how much trivia you soaked up, but by how willing you are to change your assumptions when faced with data that contradicts those assumptions.Continue reading ““Everything you know is wrong…””
Risky business, raptors…
The local nudist colony is going nuts trying to buy some velociraptor-proof fencing. I’m not sure if I should sell them ordinary cyclone fencing because I’m not sure it’ll stop a raptor attack.Continue reading “Risky business, raptors…”
When a Miracle isn’t Actually a Miracle
I’m going to tell you about a miracle.
An ordinary person flips an ordinary coin a hundred times in a row and the coin lands on heads each time.
No trick person, no trick coin, no trick situation.Continue reading “When a Miracle isn’t Actually a Miracle”