We’re really bad at reality

Have you ever tried to mock up the outcome from a series of coin flips? It turns out that we are horrible at simulating randomness. But as a great article in Nautilus vividly illustrates, we’re also horrible at accepting randomness. …when video games truly play by the rules, the player can feel cheated. Sid Meier, […]

Finding joy in mathematics

I have always regretted losing touch with maths during high school. Part of this is undoubtedly my fault. I wasn’t a great, or really even that interested in being, a student until midway through university. But there’s also something a bit broken in how we approach maths. Both in school and life generally. I’m talking […]

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