Pessimists, we're told, look at a glass containing 50% air and 50% water and see it as half empty. Optimists, in contrast, see it as half full. Engineers, of course, understand the glass is twice as big as it needs to be. --Bob Lewis
Posts in math
Conversions of numbers between different bases or representations in different bases is often needed or useful in computing. This article will introduce you to alphabets, clear up some common misconceptions and discuss some of the issues one might encounter doing base conversions. We further define a new Cambia95 standard alphabet which we hope may be adopted elsewhere for conversion and encoding solutions. Continue...
Tips and Tutorials
Cambia.BaseN is a Nuget package for converting and representing numbers in different bases. This article provides numerous code sample to show you how to use the package. I think you'll see that it's pretty straight forward. Continue...
Thousands of people, including many PhDs, have been completely fooled by the Monty Hall problem. It is utterly counterintuitive and even when you hear an explanation it doesn't make any sense. I break it down here with pictures and go all the way back to the simple defintion of probability to make it clear. Continue...