An Intuitive Explanation of Bayes' Theorem →
biorhythmist: Bayes’ Theorem for the curious and bewildered; an excruciatingly gentle introduction. Here’s a story problem about a situation that doctors often encounter: 1% of women at age forty who participate in routine screening have breast cancer. 80% of women with breast cancer will get positive mammographies. 9.6% of women without breast cancer will also get positive mammographies. A...
Cover Song Archive →
edp: A collection of songs you know by people you don’t.
"The trouble with the world was," she continued...
-Kurt Vonnegut, Cat’s Cradle
"You're afraid of making mistakes. Don't be....
-Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 (I love Ray Bradbury)
I really enjoy forgetting. When I first come to a place, I notice all the little...– David Byrne, True Stories (One of my all time favorite lines/quotes) One of my all time favorite movies.
danforth: Ira Glass talks to On the Media about his frustration that NPR isn’t fighting back against right-wing demonization. I will marry you, Ira Glass. I will marry you.
My hands were shaking so bad I couldn’t get the egg to crack. I just keep...– Hi.: Here’s the thing. Alison wrote this thing about being an amazing person doing amazing things, whether she thinks so or not.
Well, he felt sorry for the boys who lived in California where they wore tennis...– Ray Bradbury, Dandelion Wine I need to shake off winter with a new pair of chucks. (via brownhound) Things I miss about living in Tahoe/Things I love about living in California/I love Ray Bradbury.