Dr. MATHS RANDOMNESS SHOW • Steve Humble

By on 14/02/2016
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Understanding if events are random or have some underlying structure is a fascinating area of mathematics, filled with great discoveries. A Math Magic show with Mr. Math.

In the short run, chance may seem to be volatile and unfair. Considering the misconceptions, inconsistencies, paradoxes and counter intuitive aspects of probability, it is not a surprise that as a civilization it has taken us a long time to develop some methods to deal with this. In antiquity, chance mechanisms, such as coins, dice and cards were used for decision making and there was a strong belief in the fact that God or Gods controlled the outcome. Even today, some people see chance outcomes as fate or destiny – “that which was meant to be”

A “Mr. Math” Show with Steve Humble

ALCHEMIST CAFE DUBLIN
12TH OCTOBER 2010
THE MERCANTILE. DAME ST, DUBLIN 2.
Camera : Marek Bogacki
Produced by DOCUMENTAVI MMX

The first part of the show

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The second part: Question and Answers

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