General, Humour, Technology

The UK Tax system explained (in beer…)

I recently picked this up on Facebook and prompted by the recent LibDem conference I thought I'd share it here on the blog... Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to £100… If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something… Continue reading The UK Tax system explained (in beer…)

General, Humour

The story of Monty Hall – and how to improve your chances in life

How many people have heard of Monty Hall? Well until last week when my 10 year old daughter asked me to help with her homework, I’d never heard of him either. However what happened next really intrigued me… here’s a definition of the Monty Hall Problem from Wikipedia: The Monty Hall problem is a probability puzzle… Continue reading The story of Monty Hall – and how to improve your chances in life