Monthly Archives: September 2015

Europe – Visions of Empire

Some time ago I read Imperium der Zukunft: Warum Europa Weltmacht werden muss (“Empire of the Future: Why Europe must become a world power”) by Alan Posener. I didn’t particularly like it – although there are some sharp observations in … Continue reading

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Late-Night Musings on Probability

What is probability? Sure, I’m an engineering major, I know how to work with probability. I know about expected values and joint CDFs and autocovariances and Markov chains, and all these things tie into each other in ways that make perfect sense … Continue reading

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