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Showing Revision 2 created 11/02/2015 by Udacity Robot.

  1. That is frustrating. Somehow the maximum likelihood estimator seems reckless.
  2. We have almost no data, and it comes up with these really extreme guesses
  3. of what the underlying probability is.
  4. I would submit this as unintuitive.
  5. If you and I flip a coin and it comes up heads,
  6. we would not say obviously this coin always comes up heads.
  7. We would say maybe a little bit more frequently but let's flip it more often.
  8. You're not yet convinced there might not be tails as there is in this case.