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Top 20 Most Popular (out of 151) 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.Counterintuitive Dice Probability: How many rolls expected to get a 6, given only even outcomes?Counterintuitive Dice Probability: How many rolls expected to get a 6, given only even outcomes?Discursive Formations in Foucault’s Archaeological Historical Analysis
3.Bertrand’s Box Paradox (with and Without Bayes’ Theorem)Bertrand’s Box Paradox (with and Without Bayes’ Theorem)The Lighthouse: Wake’s Curse (of Winslow)
4.Gambler’s Ruin & Random Walk: Probability, Expectation, Steal the ChipsMonty Hall Problem and Variations: Intuitive SolutionsTwo-Child Problem (when one is a girl named Florida born on a Tuesday)
5.Nassim Taleb’s Fat Tony Example / And: Is it possible to flip 100 Heads in a row?The Portal: Eric Weinstein, Agnes Callard, PhilosophyThe Failure of Philosophy: A Success Story
6.The Portal: Eric Weinstein, Agnes Callard, PhilosophyGambler’s Ruin & Random Walk: Probability, Expectation, Steal the ChipsDemocracy Doesn’t Exist
7.Radiolab, Stravinsky, Perfect Pitch, DissonanceNassim Taleb’s Fat Tony Example / And: Is it possible to flip 100 Heads in a row?Musical Innovation and Progress; Or: On the Meaning and Implications of Musical Change
8.Monty Hall Problem and Variations: Intuitive SolutionsTwo-Child Problem (when one is a girl named Florida born on a Tuesday)Radiolab, Stravinsky, Perfect Pitch, Dissonance
9.Musical Innovation and Progress; Or: On the Meaning and Implications of Musical ChangeThe Failure of Philosophy: A Success StoryBertrand’s Box Paradox (with and Without Bayes’ Theorem)
10.Two-Child Problem (when one is a girl named Florida born on a Tuesday)Two-Child Problem: A Brief ExplanationNassim Taleb’s Fat Tony Example / And: Is it possible to flip 100 Heads in a row?
11.Democracy Doesn’t ExistDiscursive Formations in Foucault’s Archaeological Historical AnalysisMonty Hall Problem and Variations: Intuitive Solutions
12.Defense Attorney’s Fallacy: A Conditional Probability ProblemRadiolab, Stravinsky, Perfect Pitch, DissonanceSo his brain’s just squished (rather than only 10% there): A Bonsai Brain
13.Two-Child Problem: A Brief ExplanationMusical Innovation and Progress; Or: On the Meaning and Implications of Musical ChangeEdgard Varèse: The Liberation of Sound
14.Discursive Formations in Foucault’s Archaeological Historical AnalysisWhy We Get the Monty Hall Problem Wrong(?)Two-Child Problem: A Brief Explanation
15.Time Travel and the Soul, Or How to Disprove GodSo his brain’s just squished (rather than only 10% there): A Bonsai BrainAmerican Irony
16.The Failure of Philosophy: A Success StorySine-Wave SpeechIn Defense of Sensitivity: Nozick, Kripke, and Predicate Exclusivity
17.Edgard Varèse: The Liberation of SoundDefense Attorney’s Fallacy: A Conditional Probability ProblemWhy We Get the Monty Hall Problem Wrong(?)
18.Why We Get the Monty Hall Problem Wrong(?)Democracy Doesn’t ExistWho Cares if You Listen? (Milton Babbitt’s Famous Article)
19.Cancer Screening: An Easier Counterintuitive Conditional Probability Problem (with and Without Bayes’ Theorem)Cancer Screening: An Easier Counterintuitive Conditional Probability Problem (with and Without Bayes’ Theorem)Jaron Lanier, You Are Not a Gadget, Part II: Bachelardian Neoteny
20.(Strange?) Probability with Playing CardsAgainst James Rachels’ Punishment and DesertGambler’s Ruin & Random Walk: Probability, Expectation, Steal the Chips

 

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