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Top 20 Most Popular (out of 161) Posts:

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1.The Lighthouse: Wake’s Curse (of Winslow)The Lighthouse: Wake’s Curse (of Winslow)Counterintuitive Dice Probability: How many rolls expected to get a 6, given only even outcomes?
2.Bertrand’s Box Paradox (with and Without Bayes’ Theorem)Counterintuitive Dice Probability: How many rolls expected to get a 6, given only even outcomes?The Lighthouse: Wake’s Curse (of Winslow)
3.Counterintuitive Dice Probability: How many rolls expected to get a 6, given only even outcomes?Bertrand’s Box Paradox (with and Without Bayes’ Theorem)Discursive Formations in Foucault’s Archaeological Historical Analysis
4.Gambler’s Ruin & Random Walk: Probability, Expectation, Steal the ChipsSo his brain’s just squished (rather than only 10% there): A Bonsai BrainTwo-Child Problem (when one is a girl named Florida born on a Tuesday)
5.The Failure of Philosophy: A Success StoryGambler’s Ruin & Random Walk: Probability, Expectation, Steal the ChipsThe Failure of Philosophy: A Success Story
6.Monty Hall Problem and Variations: Intuitive SolutionsTwo-Child Problem (when one is a girl named Florida born on a Tuesday)Democracy Doesn’t Exist
7.So his brain’s just squished (rather than only 10% there): A Bonsai BrainMonty Hall Problem and Variations: Intuitive SolutionsMusical Innovation and Progress; Or: On the Meaning and Implications of Musical Change
8.Immortality Is ImpossibleThe Failure of Philosophy: A Success StoryBertrand’s Box Paradox (with and Without Bayes’ Theorem)
9.Defense Attorney’s Fallacy: A Conditional Probability ProblemNassim Taleb’s Fat Tony Example / And: Is it possible to flip 100 Heads in a row?Radiolab, Stravinsky, Perfect Pitch, Dissonance
10.Radiolab, Stravinsky, Perfect Pitch, DissonanceDefense Attorney’s Fallacy: A Conditional Probability ProblemNassim Taleb’s Fat Tony Example / And: Is it possible to flip 100 Heads in a row?
11.Why We Get the Monty Hall Problem Wrong(?)Radiolab, Stravinsky, Perfect Pitch, DissonanceMonty Hall Problem and Variations: Intuitive Solutions
12.Two-Child Problem (when one is a girl named Florida born on a Tuesday)Sine-Wave SpeechSo his brain’s just squished (rather than only 10% there): A Bonsai Brain
13.Nassim Taleb’s Fat Tony Example / And: Is it possible to flip 100 Heads in a row?Why We Get the Monty Hall Problem Wrong(?)Two-Child Problem: A Brief Explanation
14.American IronyTwo-Child Problem: A Brief ExplanationEdgard Varèse: The Liberation of Sound
15.Exploding the MetaphorThe Portal: Eric Weinstein, Agnes Callard, PhilosophyAmerican Irony
16.Probability (or Randomness): Ontic, Epistemic, Aleatory, Subjective, Personalist, Bayesian, Egocentric, Quantum, Objective, Rational, Inductive, Existential… ?Immortality Is ImpossibleIn Defense of Sensitivity: Nozick, Kripke, and Predicate Exclusivity
17.Willful Ignorance (A Thought Experiment)Musical Innovation and Progress; Or: On the Meaning and Implications of Musical ChangeWhy We Get the Monty Hall Problem Wrong(?)
18.Cet Air-LaExploding the MetaphorWho Cares if You Listen? (Milton Babbitt’s Famous Article)
19.Yes-or-No Questions Are DangerousTime Travel and the Soul, Or How to Disprove GodGambler’s Ruin & Random Walk: Probability, Expectation, Steal the Chips
20.Four Dimensions of X-ism (and ‘Seminal’ Is Sexist)Fibonacci (and Tribonacci) Numbers Derived from Coin FlipsJaron Lanier, You Are Not a Gadget, Part II: Bachelardian Neoteny

 

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