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I got together with a couple friends and did a little viz to understand the 100 prisoners problem. Please let me know if there are some other visualizations you would like to see!

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      I love this problem! Great way to make cycle notation fun in an intro combinatorics/discrete probability course.

      Well, maybe substituing out the death penalty thing.

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      Sorry, that might be interesting but I won’t read a blog post that requires that I watch a video first. I’m here to read text and graphics, not watch videos. Reading a solution to a problem that is not stated is not interesting. Typing a few lines in intro would take the same place and less effort than linking the youtube video in the first place.

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        You make a fair point. To temporarily tide you over, here is a brief description from Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/100_prisoners_problem