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Unfair Coin Tossing

Suppose you want a fair coin, one that yields heads and tails with equal probability, but only have a bizarre coin that yields a side more often than the other. 400 more words

Algorithms

Times op-ed: What Is To Be Done? An answer to Dean Acheson's famous quip

On Tuesday 2 December, the Times ran an op-ed by me you can see HERE. It got cut slightly for space. Below is the original version that makes a few other points. 1,592 more words

UK Politics