Originally Posted by Vixen
I wasn't referring to Danny Dyer
ETA: your edited last sentence makes.......... ABSOLUTELY NO SENSE WHATSOEVER. Logarithms have nothing at all to do with that calculation. The contribution of one's x-th ancestor to one's genome is 0.5^x. The generation-by-generation regression does indeed follow a logarithmic scale, but that's entirely irrelevant to the straight calculation for any given generationally-removed ancestor. Wow.