Internet Killed the Fashion Show Star?

I am no business analyst, but I have just enough experience in the field to know that the current construct of business by high end fashion houses is fiscally ludicrous. The current practice: spend exorbitant amounts of money to host a party (of sorts) to showcase your creations live when the payoff is marginal at best. […]


Biases between consecutive primes

There is a very nice recent paper by Lemke Oliver and Soundararajan (complete with a popular science article about it by the consistently excellent Erica Klarreich for Quanta) about a surprising (but now satisfactorily explained) bias in the distribution of pairs of consecutive primes when reduced to a small modulus . This phenomenon is superficially […]