Monthly Archives: March 2013

CORDIC

Back in my engineering days, I worked on a team project involving the creation of a digital sine wave generator using an FPGA (please don’t laugh… please don’t laugh…). A Field Programmable Gate Array is a small chip, similar to … Continue reading

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Bayes’ Theorem: An Introduction

Today, I’m going to look at a fundamental theory for understanding probability, a function in which instinctive human “reasoning” is almost universally terrible. People whose careers depend on the accuracy of their predictions, like medical doctors, often fail to understand … Continue reading

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