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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Why Teaching Probability Messes with My Mind

It's hard to measure things that haven't happened yet. It's quite a challenge to keep front and center the question: Just how sure do we need to be right now?

Remember this?



Hurricane Ike made U.S. landfall in Galveston, Texas.