If you want to be a forensic accountant (or learn to foil forensic accountants), check this out. Ok, or if you just like numbers! I saw a few videos on Benford’s Law and picked what I thought was the simplest to follow. A very cool, very interesting property of numbers.
I wondered, less mathematically and more philosophically, if the strong “preference” for 1 has to do with the way we construct or think about units. But this is just a quick post, not a think piece, and the video speaks for itself nicely.