Monthly Archives: December 2013

Another card puzzle

I seem to have accumulated a backlog of subject matter that I have found interesting recently.  I’ll get back to it soon… but right now, in the spirit of not getting back to work just yet, following is another puzzle … Continue reading

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An optimal stopping card game

Let’s play the following simple game: I will shuffle a standard 52-card deck, and deal one card at a time face up onto the table between us.  You can say “Stop” at any time, at which point I will pay … Continue reading

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