Bayesian Statistics and the Law

There were many winners at the Golden Globes this year including The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story which came away with 2 wins and 5 nominations. The program, which aired at the beginning of 2016, was praised for bringing the famous case back into the public eye after 20 years. The court case […]

The Mathematics of Humour

Snunkoople, howaymb, finglam and quingel – no, these aren’t real words but they are funny according to a study carried out last year, which has managed to find humorous words using the mathematics of probability. In November 2015, a paper was published concerning a study that aimed “to directly test Schopenhauer’s hypothesis that greater incongruity […]

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