“Reverse Thinking”

“Reverse Thinking”

Reference If you haven’t, now take a look at the detailed proofs for the Monty Hall problem offered in the Wikipedia article. The ‘standard assumptions’ on host behavior apply as in the original article. The Monty Hall problem, based on a TV show,...

The Power of Design

The Power of Design

What is design? We mostly know a well designed object when we see it, like the recently released Apple Watch. It resonates, it feels useful, it elicits pleasure. And when we come across a bad design, it grates, it doesn’t work and can be down right annoying....

It’s All Marketing

It’s All Marketing

Coming from an engineering background, I’m not at all that enthusiastic about the tedium of marketing.┬áSince I’m not too sure where marketing, advertising and sales intersect, I find myself wanting to call the whole field ‘marketing’. I...

Plugin Licensing

Plugin Licensing

(updated May 1, 2015) For those of you familiar with WordPress, you will know that it is supremely extensible with plugins and themes.  Many of these are open source and free, many are available for a fee as Premium Plugins or Premium Themes. Most of the time the...