Hello! I'm Jason.

I created this site to write about things that I find interesting: probability & Bayesian inference, data visualization, puzzles & games, finance, and books.


A classroom game of hot potato based on random walks; plus, my first recognition on fivethirtyeight as a solver: my chart explaining a non-intuitive puzzle result was featured in the solutions!

As the owner of a dominant team looking to establish a dynasty, how can you stack the odds against your opponent? This week's fivethirtyeight Riddler Classic has a heavy dose of combinatorics.