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by john_shaver
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:06 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: The Game You Win By Losing (Parrondo's Paradox)
Replies: 4
Views: 712

Re: The Game You Win By Losing (Parrondo's Paradox)

Interesting paradox. Unfortunately, it's practically useless.. in a real casino.
by john_shaver
Sat Sep 01, 2018 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6978
Views: 1140480

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Hmm..too bad, it seems they have the right to take all you have. I don't know why I read that, it makes me angry. :x
by john_shaver
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2039: "Begging the Question"
Replies: 145
Views: 24814

Re: 2039: "Begging the Question"

Languages are inherently not static. If people understand the way a term is used, if it correctly communicates the intended message, then it is being used correctly. Obviously there is value in explaining misused or misunderstood words, but if it's an actual, clear usage that everyone understands, ...

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