Mathematician and former child prodigy Jordan Ellenberg teaches Monday Buzz listeners how probability and Laffer curves rule our lives, how to win the lottery, the mysteries of PI and why public opinion doesn’t exist. Will this be on the test?
Jon Ippolito returns to the Monday Buzz to talk about how outmoded bureaucratic thinking leads to SNAFUs like the healthcare.gov website foibles.
The City of Madison wants to use taxpayer money to build another downtown hotel. Citizens Against Subsidized Hotels wants to stop them. Sean Carroll spoke with Monday Buzz host Brian Standing.
There’s some peculiar things down by the river. Madison Arts Commission’s Karin Wolf and artists Jessica Becker and Helena Sarakinos tell Monday Buzz listeners about the Yahara River Public Art project.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is turning its attention to misogyny on the internet. Intelligence Report Editor Mark Potok tells us more.