TRC #433: Fingerprint Theft From Selfies? + Revisiting Celebrity Death Stats + The Birthday Paradox

Pat kicks off this week’s show with a touchy news item making the rounds claiming hackers can steal our fingerprints from selfies. Darren digs into some new analyses on whether celebrity deaths were more rampant in 2016 after all. Finally, Adam explores the probability of two people in a room sharing the same birthday.

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Fingerprint Theft From Selfies?

Daily Mail


The Guardian


Archive Of Original Story Translated


Refinery 29

Revisiting Celebrity Death Stats


Gizmodo original piece  

Gizmodo Update in 2017


The Birthday Paradox

Birthday problem

Understanding the Birthday Paradox

The Truth: An Uncomfortable Book About Relationships

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