Articles by Jeff Dekofsky

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The Infinite Hotel Paradox
Jeff Dekofsky | TED – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 May 2021

Enjoy your stay and good luck with your mind–don’t lose it!

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The Infinite Hotel Paradox
Jeff Dekofsky | TED – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Mar 2021

The Infinite Hotel is a hotel with an infinite number of rooms. Easy to comprehend, right? Wrong. What if it’s completely booked, but one person wants to check in? What about 40? Or an infinitely full bus of people? Jeff Dekofsky solves these heady lodging issues using Hilbert’s paradox. Enjoy your stay!

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The Infinite Hotel Paradox
Jeff Dekofsky | TED – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Dec 2019

The Infinite Hotel is a hotel with an infinite number of rooms. Easy to comprehend, right? Wrong. What if it’s completely booked, but one person wants to check in? What about 40? Or an infinitely full bus of people? Jeff Dekofsky solves these heady lodging issues using Hilbert’s paradox. Enjoy our stay!

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The Infinite Hotel Paradox
Jeff Dekofsky | TED – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 May 2018

The Infinite Hotel, a thought experiment created by German mathematician David Hilbert, is a hotel with an infinite number of rooms. Easy to comprehend, right? Wrong.

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