Saturday, December 12, 2009

Word of the Day: Micromort

I'm not starting a new "word of the day" series, but I did learn this work today from the following video on risk analysis:

It's an entertaining introduction to risk analysis, and they use the word micromort, referring to a measurement of the quantity of an action which gives you a 1 in a million chance of dying. The website is

1 comment:

  1. How great would it be to become a professor at Cambridge and ride to work on a bike, smoking, no-handed down the middle of the road? :)