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The Probability Of One Is Greater Than The Probability Of Infinity
The Probability of One is Greater than the Probability of Infinity

i.e. Exploring the Quantification Effect

Abstract (TL;DR):

Occam’s razor posits the problem-solving heuristic that “entities should not be multiplied without necessity,” or similarly, “of two [or more] competing theories, the simpler explanation of an entity is to be preferred.” That is to say, the simplest explanation is usually the correct one. The polyonymous Benford’s Law (a.k.a. Newcomb-Benford…

Don’t be fooled — it’s violating yours too!

The Dash Represents Your Life

There’s a scene in the TV series “The Middle” where Mike Heck gives a bumbling speech at his brother’s wedding and closes with the following:

“We’re all gonna die. And we’re all gonna have a gravestone with a dash on it, 1942–2016,1963–2038, and that dash represents your life. …

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I accidentally stumbled onto Medium.

I saw an article that intrigued me on another social media platform (which is rare these days). I read it and thought to myself, “damn that was an awesome article and is exactly what I been thinking too.” …


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