Free Thinking–Probability: What was the chance that I would write about probability?

You might be in need of a paper idea for your research and you are desperate.  Well if you came to this site in desperate need of something worthwhile, well then was is the probability that there is anything useful on this page? To determine the probability of successfully finding useful information in any of…


Have a happy 4th of July! Be Safe!

Fireworks were initially invented by the Chinese, and likely the medical protocol for missing hands from explosions followed shortly.    In the United States July the Fourth represents the date of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, although the real date might have been July 2 depending on your legal point of view.  The…


Doing Blogging the hard way or the easy way?

To break out a little from my normal technology discussion, I am thinking right now about how others generate traffic.  Am I right to generate my own material or should I utilize other people’s videos and so forth?  Many of my teammates are generating very high numbers utilizing short snippets, often by people other than…


Cryptography: From ancient science to Win7 and Bing!

Microsoft is continuing to improve the science of cryptography.  There are a number of approaches to cryptography and its application to securing the identity of people, data and systems. Historically, the first codes were used by the Spartans, by wrapping a piece of paper around a stick and writing the message and then taking the…

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