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Comment: Re:The world is still interesting (Score 1) 312

by This is outrageous! (#32789194) Attached to: World Cup Prediction Failures

However, if I say that 50% give or take 5% of a thousand coin flips will end up heads or tails, I'd probably be right.

Wrong (it's 100%). However, if I say that 50% give or take 5% of a thousand coin flips will end up heads or if I say that 50% give or take 5% of a thousand coin flips will end up tails, I'd probably be right.

Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable. Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable. -- Gilb

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