July 25, 2016

Understanding provisioning

When a teacher asks the class to mark their own homework, there is an element of trust there. The other aspect is that routine homework is not important. […]
July 25, 2016

Understanding gambling

The key aspect of gambling is the negative mathematical expectation (designed as the weighted average of all possible outcomes). Risk is inherent in many aspects of life. We […]
July 25, 2016

Understanding the internal clock

A business needs time to do its job. A ship might take two years to build, and thus a shipbuilder cannot be evaluated on quarterly orders, or […]
July 25, 2016

Understanding epistemology

The study of the brain is a very fascinating subject – its learning process astounds me, and its stumbles confound me. DeepMind just defeated the Go […]