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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

The Triumph of the Random By LEONARD MLODINOW (Caltech Professor) FROM The Wall Street Journal

"The mathematics of chance indeed dictate that in this situation the odds of a company having zero, one, two, four or five good years are lower than the odds of having three. Nevertheless it is not likely that a company will have three out of five good years—because there are so many of those misleading outcomes, their combined odds add up to twice the odds of having exactly three."

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