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This edition: Randomness and Coincidence

Episode Details

Original tape date: February 8, 2019.

First aired: April 18, 2019.

Are coincidences the opposite of randomness or are they a naturally occurring part of chaos? Why are randomness and entropy extraordinarily valuable to a computer scientist? We look at why and how these values matter and their effect on “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency.”

Guest List

Prof. Yevgeniy Dodis The Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU

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