Monthly Archives: January 2015

One-card draw poker

Introduction Let’s play another simple card game: after a $1 ante, you (the dealer) shuffle a standard 52-card poker deck, and deal one card face down to each of us.  After looking at our respective cards, we each have the option … Continue reading

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Calories in, calories out revisited

“All models are wrong, but some are useful.” George E. P. Box A couple of months ago, I wrote about my experience “counting calories,” particularly about the accuracy of a very simple model of daily weight changes as a recurrence … Continue reading

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