Comment by PP on Suspiciously balanced evidence · 2020-05-30T16:59:16.579Z · LW · GW

I see that gjm has replied with beautifully typeset text.

Comment by PP on Open & Welcome Thread—May 2020 · 2020-05-19T19:52:08.652Z · LW · GW

What is a reference image?

Comment by PP on Suspiciously balanced evidence · 2020-05-19T16:46:25.656Z · LW · GW

I have a confession to make, I can make no sense of probability as degree of belief. The measure-theoretic definition (due to Kolmogoroff?) suits me and I have never progressed beyond it. I can do naught but beg your forgiveness.

Comment by PP on The Best Textbooks on Every Subject · 2020-01-28T21:23:48.157Z · LW · GW

Since different people have different tastes and different needs, I doubt that there is a best textbook on any subject. As for 'every subject', what can that possibly means?

Comment by PP on "Future of Go" summit with AlphaGo · 2020-01-26T23:49:30.912Z · LW · GW

Do you play go?