Well, it looks like Spring has finally arrived, so long as we’re done with sudden bouts of cold and snow (knock on wood!). So, this episode of the Perpetual Notion Machine welcomes back the birds of Spring! PNM producer Lincoln Tice talks with ornithologist Anna Pidgeon from UW-Madison’s forest and wildlife ecology. She discusses some […]
Vanessa Tutos of EDP Renewables talks with Nan and Heather about the 98 MW Quilt Block Wind Farm in Layfayette County. Also thanks to Renew WI for sharing the good news from the PSC about the Focus on Energy program!
Over two days, WORT is having a special pledge drive to generate Evergreen donations. These used to be known as Auto Give, where donors can give a set amount each month, deducted automatically from their bank or credit union. This has the advantage of spreading out the donation into small pieces over time, instead of […]
Think back to high school. Did you take a foreign language? If so, how much do you remember? Could you say what you ate for breakfast today in that language? Exchange a few pleasantries? Thinking back, how well do you think you could speak in that foreign language even at the time you were learning […]
Scientists Ashray Manur and David Sehloff of the UW-Madison sit down with WEB hosts Nan Fey and Heather Allen to talk about their invention EnerGyan. EnerGyan is a programmable electricity grid in a box. They have found this tool helps bridge the gap between programmers and electrical engineers to allow for comprehensive training and an […]
In this jam-packed edition of the Perpetual Notion Machine, we look into the science of Cambridge Analytica and the likelihood of more data breaches involving social media like Facebook and Twitter. Cambridge Analytica has been in the news lately for their connection in obtaining data and private personal information of over 50 million Facebook users. […]