I was starting to procrastinate writing this, so I went to my YouTube subscription feed. And lo and behold, what should I see, but a video on Simpson's Paradox! It was a sign! I’d heard of this paradox before, but I’d kinda forgotten it. So, Simpson’s paradox isn’t about doughnuts or cartoon characters, sadly, it … Continue reading Simpson’s Paradox- Not the Cartoon Character, Sorry.
What’s your favorite number? I think that can say a lot about a person. Personally, my favorite natural number is 7, because it’s somehow inherently funny, don’t you think? Whenever someone asks me a question that requires a numerical answer- anything from “how many of those did you eat?” to “how many stars are in … Continue reading Interesting Number Paradox
Guys, this is a public service announcement: infinity is CRAZY. Infinity is BIG. In fact it is SO BIG that when you’re talking about it, you TRIP over PARADOXES like they are LEGO pieces and BOXES in your house in the middle of the night when you just want to PEE. One of the many … Continue reading Hilbert’s Paradox of the Grand Hotel