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I’ll be headed off to Las Vegas this week for an internal Microsoft event. When this video on “taking the luck out of gambling” with Mathematics, came across my desk, I thought it was timely and good enough to share.

From the video description:

Spanning mathematics, psychology, economics and physics, Adam Kucharski reveals the long and tangled history between betting and science, and explains how gambling shaped everything from probability to game theory, and chaos theory to artificial intelligence.

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