The Bayesian approach in life

Bayes’ Theorem: the maths tool we probably use every day, but what is it?

Our world view and resultant actions are often driven by a simple theorem, devised in secret more than 150 years ago by a quiet English mathematician and theologian, Thomas Bayes, and only published after his death. Bayes’ Theorem was famously used to crack the Nazi Enigma code during World War II, and now manages uncertainty across science, technology, medicine and much more. So how does it work? Bayes’ Theorem explained Thomas Bayes’ insight was remarkably simple. ….[READ]

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