Tag Archives: math

Games, Logic, and Language..

A bit more than a month ago, there was a math (actually logic) problem that went viral and that generated a lot of discussion.   This was a bit like the famous blue/black vs. gold/white dress phenomenon–See here: that got … Continue reading

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Asteroid Mining and Technological Over-enthusiasm…

Last week I had a minor conniption on facebook about the spate of talk about Asteroid Mining in the news. Alright–I’ll admit–it was more than just a conniption and probably earns the monicker of rant. The reasons I got so ticked … Continue reading

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PDP–Nate Silver’s models, political thermometers, and long term predictions

I have the sense that Nate Silver has been a bit corrupted by the position he’s in at the NYTimes. Back in 2008–he became big DURING the primaries as his statistical models mapped changing levels of support for candidates in … Continue reading

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Applied Feedback systems–Economics

Sorry it’s been a few days.  I had my 20th year High School Reunion to attend to, and that took up most of my energy for most of the last week… In any case–this post was inspired by a thought … Continue reading

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