Daily Archive: November 14, 2012

Let’s Deal the Cards!

by Mike Schilling The Monty Hall Problem is a great piece of recreational mathematics, because it’s very simple to state, doesn’t require any advanced mathematical tools to analyze, and has a solution that’s both...

Disruption Junction, What’s Your Function? Part 2

From The California Public Utilities Commission: Lyft, SideCar, and Uber were cited $20,000 each for violations of state law, including operating as passenger carriers without evidence of public liability and property damage insurance coverage...

On Twitter Avatars

A recent twitter exchange with James Bennet, combined with a recent change to my twitter avatar causes me to gather up some thoughts about the way we use photographs as a part of our...

The Tragedy of the Commons

by M.A. The concepts of a “Free Market” and the idea of an unregulated market producing whatever gains an advocate is looking for, or advancing a policy that liberals or conservatives (depending on the...

Grand Old Podcast (Errr, Leaguecast)

At around 9pm EST, several of us will be doing a podcast tonight devoted to the election results and the ramifications of said results on the GOP going forward. The voices included will primarily...