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Reverend Bayes helps us understand the Higgs

I was listening to Tim Harford’s More or Less podcast last week in the wake of all of the excitement over the possible detection of the Higgs boson. More or Less is a show all about statistical abuses in the … Continue reading

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Which casino games are the worst, and why

Those of you who know me personally may recall that back in the day, I was a pretty solid card player. Mostly blackjack, but I played around a bit (successfully in theory, not so much in practice) with poker. At … Continue reading

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