In praise of lotteries


I’ve always wanted to be quotable.  With all the furor about the Powerball lottery in the United States this past week, I have the perfect opportunity. So, here goes: “You can’t be functionally literate in the 21st century until you understand the mathematics and probability behind your chances of winning the lottery and be ableContinue reading “In praise of lotteries”

OTR Links 01/17/2016


Detroit teachers are using Twitter to document poor school conditions | Blogs | Detroit Metro Times Detroit teachers are using Twitter to document poor school conditions | Blogs | Detroit Metro Times https://t.co/f39REFiFfO — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) January 17, 2016 tags: IFTTT Twitter via:packrati.us Ian Jukes on Twitter: “There’s something happening here…is education next? https://t.co/TQ7pX2tXET”Continue reading “OTR Links 01/17/2016”