I share a birthday with Dumas, who’s oddly enough pretty much the only cool guy from July 24th. Meanwhile, the women include the likes of Zelda Fitzgerald, Amelia Earhart, Kristen Chenoweth, Jennifer Lopez, and Mara Wilson.
Monty left his mark on a lot of artists, didn’t he?
The main problem is that the typical phrasing is misleading. It’s usually phrased as “Monty opens one of the other doors,” when it would be more accurate to say “Monty opens all of the other doors except one.” Of course, when the total number of doors is 3, those are the same thing, but if the number of doors exceeds… Read more
The Monty Hall problem is one of my favorite logic problems and even if it is admittedly counterintuitive, it’s especially fascinating how many otherwise intelligent people will double down on arguing that the correct answer is wrong no matter what proof they are offered. Let’s Make a Deal was a great home sick from… Read more
It’s actually not bad at all, especially when you compare it to other ranked modes in online shooters. Folks all over the skill spectrum like to play competitive Overwatch, so after a session or two the system gets pretty good at matching you up with folks at your level. Plus, folks tend to work together and… Read more
I just hope when they eventually bring the new Ms. Marvel to the screen, they follow her initial run of comics and give her Lockjaw as a partner for a while.
It’s tough to figure out how to navigate the sometimes-hostile world of online gaming with strangers. Even if you’re able to avoid or circumvent all the open disdain for women, minorities, and other marginalized folks in matchmade games, you’re still often paired with people who turn toxic at the first sign of… Read more