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The Matchbook Problem

I have been reading a lovely book by Paul Nahin, Digital Dice. The book is subtitled Computational Solutions to Practical Probability Problems. I don’t know how practical the problems are, but they are a lot of fun. Probability theory is rife with seemingly simple problems which turn out to be less simple than first appears. […]

Head to Head testing

Wally’s comment is insightful. Giving a thing a name makes it possible discuss that thing. Witness the enormous discussion of Test Driven Development on the internet. The purpose of this post is to give a name to a testing practice I have found useful, and to explain why it is useful. I call the practice […]