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1.The Lighthouse: Wake’s Curse (of Winslow)The Lighthouse: Wake’s Curse (of Winslow)The Lighthouse: Wake’s Curse (of Winslow)
2.Bertrand’s Box Paradox (with and Without Bayes’ Theorem)Bertrand’s Box Paradox (with and Without Bayes’ Theorem)Counterintuitive Dice Probability: How many rolls expected to get a 6, given only even outcomes?
3.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
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.Two-Child Problem: A Brief ExplanationGambler’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: A Brief ExplanationBertrand’s Box Paradox (with and Without Bayes’ Theorem)
7.Two-Child Problem (when one is a girl named Florida born on a Tuesday)Two-Child Problem (when one is a girl named Florida born on a Tuesday)Democracy Doesn’t Exist
8.Cancer Screening: An Easier Counterintuitive Conditional Probability Problem (with and Without Bayes’ Theorem)Nassim 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
9.WordPress Jetpack’s Beautiful Math with LaTeXSo his brain’s just squished (rather than only 10% there): A Bonsai BrainRadiolab, Stravinsky, Perfect Pitch, Dissonance
10.Fibonacci (and Tribonacci) Numbers Derived from Coin FlipsFibonacci (and Tribonacci) Numbers Derived from Coin FlipsNassim Taleb’s Fat Tony Example / And: Is it possible to flip 100 Heads in a row?
11.Dice Probability & Expectation: Expected Rolls to See a 6Democracy Doesn’t ExistMonty Hall Problem and Variations: Intuitive Solutions
12.Edgard Varèse: The Liberation of SoundDiscursive Formations in Foucault’s Archaeological Historical AnalysisSo his brain’s just squished (rather than only 10% there): A Bonsai Brain
13.Radiolab, Stravinsky, Perfect Pitch, DissonanceDefense Attorney’s Fallacy: A Conditional Probability ProblemTwo-Child Problem: A Brief Explanation
14.Nassim Taleb’s Fat Tony Example / And: Is it possible to flip 100 Heads in a row?Sine-Wave SpeechEdgard Varèse: The Liberation of Sound
15.So his brain’s just squished (rather than only 10% there): A Bonsai BrainRadiolab, Stravinsky, Perfect Pitch, DissonanceAmerican Irony
16.Democracy Doesn’t ExistCancer Screening: An Easier Counterintuitive Conditional Probability Problem (with and Without Bayes’ Theorem)Gambler’s Ruin & Random Walk: Probability, Expectation, Steal the Chips
17.Discursive Formations in Foucault’s Archaeological Historical AnalysisThe Portal: Eric Weinstein, Agnes Callard, PhilosophyIn Defense of Sensitivity: Nozick, Kripke, and Predicate Exclusivity
18.Why We Get the Monty Hall Problem Wrong(?)Time Travel and the Soul, Or How to Disprove GodWhy We Get the Monty Hall Problem Wrong(?)
19.Defense Attorney’s Fallacy: A Conditional Probability ProblemProbability (or Randomness): Ontic, Epistemic, Aleatory, Subjective, Personalist, Bayesian, Egocentric, Quantum, Objective, Rational, Inductive, Existential… ?Who Cares if You Listen? (Milton Babbitt’s Famous Article)
20.Time Travel and the Soul, Or How to Disprove GodImmortality Is ImpossibleJaron Lanier, You Are Not a Gadget, Part II: Bachelardian Neoteny

 

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