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CARDS (Text and Supplementary Notes)

Video Broadcast : #46

October 1, 2020

Different kinds of Cards

  • ID : for identification
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Cash Card
  • Prepaid Card
  • Greeting Card
  • Playing Cards

Standard Deck

  • 52 cards
  • Jokers / Wild Cards

Four Suits

  • May signify the four seasons or the four quarters of a year
  • Usually called Clubs, Diamonds, Hearts and Spades
    (Implicit ordering of the suits in some games such as Bridge)

13 cards in a Suit : may signify the number of weeks in a season or quarter

52 cards in a Deck : may signify the number of weeks in a year

2 colors

  • Usually Black and Red
  • May signify two-valued concepts (e.g Ying and Yang)
  • Model for Deque (Double Ended Queue)
  • Data structure
  • Items can be added to both ends of a Deque, and can be retrieved from both ends.
  • With restrictions, a Deque can be used as FIFO (First In First Out) Queue and LIFO (Last In First Out) Stack.

Bridge

  • Card Game requiring intellect, communication and finesse.
  • Championships
  • Ivan Lee (Khin Maung Oo, M69) is a Life Time Platinum in Bridge (after completing Bronze, Silver and Gold).

Solitaire

  • Collection of Card Games that can be played by a person.
  • May be played on a computer.
  • I spent a lot of time (several months) to earn and defend “Daily Challenge” title (five games of varying complexity every day for the whole month).

Card Games (involving betting)

  • Games in Myanmar
    (e.g Koe Mee and variants)
  • Casino
    (e.g Black Jack, Poker and variants)
  • Computers and Online

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