Blinkist review

Bottom line up-front: the Blinkist-format doesn't work for me. The Blinks try to convey emotions through storytelling and by building up tension; before releasing it with the last sentence in which they present the key take-aways. This is not what I need. I was looking for a short form /…

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Bula! Fiji is a beautiful Pacific island archipelago with kind, helpful, friendly people. And it is a place where it is difficult to get much done -- though, not in a bad way at all! So, hang in, slow down, and enjoy fijitime! (The present account of our travels dates…

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Fail/Pass tests and the implied failure rate and confidence levels

Let's say we conduct a fail/pass test. We subject $n_\mathrm{s}$ samples to an accelerated (representative) life test of $m=1$ lifetime equivalents. The test is considered a success if $100\,\%$ of the $n_\mathrm{s}$ samples survive. Yet, this leaves the important question of how certain can we be that the population as…

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