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Alan Guth is teaching a live master class via the World Science U.
On Quora, someone asked, “What are the chances of survival of individual chess pieces in average games?” Oliver Brennan answered by looking at the moves from 2.2 million games.
Slate’s Marathon Time Predictor
It doesn’t look like chocolate or smell like chocolate, and it sure as hell doesn’t taste like chocolate. That’s because it’s not chocolate at all.
But let’s speak frankly to each other. I’m not the smartest guy you’ve ever met, or the hardest-working. I was a mediocre student. I’m not technical at all – I can’t write a word of code. What sets me apart, I think, is a tolerance for risk and an intuition about what will happen in the future. Seeing where things are headed is the essence of entrepreneurship. And what do I see in our future now?