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There’s an old joke from Henny Youngman: I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places. Sometimes tech choices are that easy: if something is too hard, stop doing…Read more ›
In a recent preprint, Philip Wadler introduces intuitionistic logic using the comic opera The Gondoliers. In Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Gondoliers, Casilda is told that as an infant she was married to the heir of the King of Batavia, but…Read more ›
Russ Roberts had this to say about the proposal to replacing the calculus requirement with statistics for students. Statistics is in many ways much more useful for most students than calculus. The problem is, to teach it well is extraordinarily…Read more ›
David Hogg calls conventional statistical notation a “nomenclatural abomination”: The terminology used throughout this document enormously overloads the symbol p(). That is, we are using, in each line of this discussion, the function p() to mean something different; its meaning…Read more ›
Here’s a nice quip from Luke Gorrie on Twitter: Monads are hard because there are so many bad monad tutorials getting in the way of finally finding Wadler’s nice paper. Here’s the paper by Philip Wadler that I expect Luke…Read more ›
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