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Stories by Garth Sundem

A Fun DIY Science Goodie: How to Get a Positive Expected Rate of Return on a Lottery Ticket

So goes popular opinion: the lottery’s an egregious societal evil implemented and overseen by shape-shifting, blood-drinking reptilian aliens. And that may be largely true – designed to slowly and quietly bleed dry your pockets – that is, unless you learn to drive it.Assuming drawings actually are random, all the science in the world can’t help you pick the winning numbers...

March 6, 2012 — Garth Sundem
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