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Pitchfork’s Best of the Year Over the Decade

On a lighter note: What year produced most of the «best songs of the decade»? And which songs were never among the «best of the year», but now among the «best of the decade»? And for the dataviz people among you: a nice exhibit how not too rarely a table is the best form of visualisation.

From Weekly Filet #283, in January 2020.

The Birthday Paradox

I’m sure most of have heard of the birthday paradox: the chance of two people sharing the same birthday is above 50 percent as soon as you have x people in the same room (not going to spoil the number here for those who haven’t heard of it). I’m also pretty sure, though, you haven’t seen an explanation of it that is so comprehensible (and charming) as this one by The Pudding.

From Weekly Filet #270, in April 2018.
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