A lot of computational cognitive scientists seem to be working on Neural nets (mostly vision scientists), Reinforcement learning (mostly decision making people) and Bayesian Inferences. I could har…
Illustrations by Vecteezy That final match of the 1975 French Cup did not resemble any other. The teams that played the game: Lafrimbolle and Bidache, unknown were until that moment. Grosmougin, the goalkeeper of Lafrimbolle, had a serve so powerful that when he scored he scored 2 goals for his team.
As a veteran shooter who has participated in many competitions I was very attentive to the recent cable shooting tournament where the Americans demonstrated their superiority over the French although with a very tight result: 4889 to 4821. The tournament was held simultaneously on both sides of the ocean while the results were cabled from one place to another, which made the tournament interesting and exciting.
A mathematician friend of ours had a clock with very strange numbers, so we asked him what it was, he said: "This clock has all the numbers with mathematical operations of three nine each." He told us that he also had another clock in that the hours were indicated with mathematical operations that used three three each.
We have 26 bills in a bag. If we randomly take 20 bills from the bag, we will have at least one 1 dollar bill, two 2 dollar bills and 5 5 dollar bills. How much money is in the bag? Solution We will represent the 1 dollar bills with the letter "A", the two dollar bills with the letter "B" and the 5 dollar bills with the letter "C".
An operator of the city traffic light maintenance service receives a call from a citizen to communicate that one of the traffic lights that regulates the passage of cars on the main avenue has a fused light. The operator who answers the call, asks his interlocutor what the light is cast but unfortunately the person who reports the problem is colorblind and is not able to determine the color of the light that does not work.
If tomorrow were yesterday, today would be as close to Sunday as if it were tomorrow yesterday. What day is today? Solution If tomorrow were yesterday, then today would be the day after tomorrow (2 more days) and if yesterday was tomorrow, then today would be before yesterday (2 days less). The only way that in both cases was equally close to Sunday is that today is Sunday.
There are three good reasons why sewer covers are round. Can you think of which ones? Solution A round lid cannot be cast through the hole it covers, unlike a square lid that could fall. Round covers can be rolled to their location since they are generally quite heavy.
Look closely at these two images of the tower of Pisa. Which of the two is more inclined? Solution Actually it is exactly the same photo shown twice next to each other without any touch up. You can check it from some drawing program interchanged towers on the side.
Are you able to see the woman hiding in the forest? Solution In this beautiful image of a winter forest we can find the silhouette of the face of a woman who occupies the entire central part of the photograph. Two branches of the upper part delimit the eye contour and another more centered in the lower part would represent the mouth.