CTP Episode 23 - 6 February 2010

Cosmic Tea Party show

Summary: Shuffling is what you do to quickly put a deck of cards in a 'random' order. But there are many methods of shuffling - which works best? How can you tell if the deck is random yet? How long should you shuffle for? How easy is it to survive a saloon poker-room brawl? Some of these questions are answered in this episode, with help from mathemagician Persi Diaconis. Buzz: Buzz buzz buzz buzz, buzz buzz? Buzz buzz buzz - buzz buzz bees buzz; buzz buzz. Buzz buzz buzz buzz. Buzz buzz buzz, buzz buzz Barry B. Benson buzz buzz buzz buzz! Buzz buzz Beavis buzz buzz buzz.