Monthly Archives: November 2014

Ockham’s Razor is a Special Case of Bayes’ Rule

William of Ockham was an English cleric who eponymous principle of logic looms large in far too much of what passes for “debate” on the Internet. People who deploy Ockham’s razor never seem to stop and and wonder why they … Continue reading

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Some Notes on Screenwriting

I’m taking a course on screenwriting, and have just completed the zeroth draft of my first screenplay. It is not a masterpiece, but was an exercise in understanding screenplay structure. Here are some of the things I’ve learned. The course … Continue reading

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