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Last week instead of writing a post on game theory I ended up writing some code related to game theory. The most commonly described games are 2×2 matrix games, and in an effort to make game theory easier to understand, I developed a website that can solve any 2×2 matrix game. Here is a thumbnail […]

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The more time goes by since my mother’s death, the more I need her guidance. For the first X years I was just sad—sad for myself, sad in that primal way when you just cry like a baby, like a baby having no more complicated thought than Waaaaaah. And as well, from time to time, thoughts that were less about me and more about her: what would she be doing with her time these days, she would have laughed so hard at this movie. But—back to me again—as years pile up, I
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Statistician Creates Model To Predict What's Next In Game Of Thrones: Mark Strauss:
Call it the ultimate spoiler: Richard Vale, a lecturer in the Statistics Department at the University of Canterbury, has developed a mathematical model to predict the fates of the characters in the next two Game of Thrones novels.
[source: mme rss]

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You really should take advantage of the free until August 2015 license that is currently being offered with a fresh download TinkerPlots. Almost a year of tinkering - would that it were freely available in perpetuity without condition.If you are a middle school teacher, then this is designed for you and yours. If, like me, you are not, you may find it fun to play with anyway. Here is something I was playing with recently:An elementary school number sense activityIn the JUMP math […]

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I use concentration inequalities a lot in my research, and it’s about time I write a post about them. Throughout this post, will denote independent realizations of a common random variable taking values in the real line. We will take , , and The central limit theorem (CLT) essentially states that where the Q-function denotes […]

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2014-09-30 09:24:30

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RT @harbottlestores: Very impressed with the new Wakefield Museum - particularly the collection of Charles Waterton taxidermy! @WFMuseums

2014-09-30 09:21:47

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RT @Andrew_Taylor: Is Brooks Newmark the only MP whose name sounds more like a real place than his constituency, or are there others?

2014-09-30 08:46:36

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RT @brianclegg: Fancy a flutter on the Nobel Prize? Here’s a few predictions of possible favourites: http://t.co/9w63RwQsMC

2014-09-30 08:42:57

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2014-09-30 08:37:42

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Picked a question at random from our DB to test its discrimination index. It's 0.93. Crikey. Now to find a low one!

2014-09-30 08:36:49

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RT @JustinBengry: NEW at NOTCHES #histsex blog: Is @JuliaLaite a gossip who teases the dead? Read more at http://t.co/y0R9JoWedF #twitterst…

2014-09-30 08:35:45

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RT @historybeagle: Thinking abt historians as gossips who tease the dead. Great post @NotchesBlog. #histsex #wmnshist #twitterstorians

2014-09-30 08:33:47

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