This is one for math geeks with a Facebook account. I recently heard of an interesting probability problem called the Birthday Paradox. I think it was on the excellent Five Numbers series on BBC Radio 4 (or one of the 2 follow-up series). Anyway, the problem states that if you put 23 (or more) randomly [...]
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The title of this post was inspired by the excellent A List Apart article by Erin Kissane (published on October 24, 2005). As Erin puts it:
“Youâ€™ve seen them around the web, these zombie sentences. Theyâ€™re not hard to recognize: syntax slack and drooling, clauses empty of everything but a terrible hunger for human brains.”
The following [...]
Another gem from xkcd today:
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