The mathematician closes his eyes as the sound in his headphones blossoms and weeds out the noise of the 747. Two hundred feet of metal wings are carrying his body. His mind has joined the flight to distant lands, carried by 138 BPM of… of what? Music? Such a limited word!
Suppose you have a set of observations (measurements) and want to assess how well they fall into an ideal target range. Here are a few thoughts on how to go beyond the most obvious measure: percentage of “in-range values”.
If you’re doing a startup, get into a good accelerator.
For four months in 2013 I was going through a life-transforming experience: participation in Australia’s top startup accelerator, Startmate. It was an emotional roller-coaster full of exciting opportunities, important lessons, incredible motivation and hard work. Here’s a picture worth a thousand words…
“It isn’t. I think it isn’t…”
This is my translation of “Pravděpodobnost nula”, a beautiful meditation in mathematics and philosophy by Petr Klán.
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