Some of the things I DIDN'T cover at

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**Math-Frolic****1)**For any hard-core statistics readers out there, a thoughtful, longish re-post from Deborah Mayo (on objectivity in stats):

http://errorstatistics.com/2015/03/21/objectivity-in-statistics-arguments-from-discretion-and-3-reactions/

**2)**And from Andrew Gelman, more interesting p-value stuff:

**http://andrewgelman.com/2015/03/27/imagining-p/**

**3)**A new online issue of the

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**Mathematical Intelligencer**http://link.springer.com/journal/283/37/1/page/1

**4)**And the very first online issue of math-oriented

**Chalkdust Magazine**is available:

http://issuu.com/chalkdust/docs/main2/47?e=0/12008498

**5)**'

*All Things Considered*... Math Equals Love' -- A math teacher does

**NPR**:

http://mathequalslove.blogspot.com/2015/03/adventures-with-npr.html

**6)**In case there's anyone left who doesn't know that John Nash Jr. (famous to so many from the book/film "

**A Beautiful Mind**") and Louis Nirenberg shared the latest Abel Prize:

**http://www.abelprize.no/nyheter/vis.html?tid=63589**

**7)**Learning a mathematical formula versus an idea:

http://www.mustbemaths.com/2015/03/learn-formula-or-learn-idea-what-does.html

**8)**Claude Shannon and information theory via

**+plus Magazine**(2 articles):

**https://plus.maths.org/content/information-surprise**

**https://plus.maths.org/content/information-birth-bit**

**9)**Yesterday Evelyn Lamb wrote on one of my favorite topics, the barely-fathomable Cantor Set:

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/roots-of-unity/2015/03/26/cantor-set/

**10)**Lo-and-behold, Mike Lawler and the boys did more math this week ;-):

**https://mikesmathpage.wordpress.com/**

**11)**ICYMI, last week I interviewed "

**" blogger Samantha Oestreicher:**

*Social Mathematics*http://mathtango.blogspot.com/2015/03/samantha-oestreicher-social.html

**12)**And I'll end with a couple bits of humor

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First, from the

**New Yorker,**and

**passed along by both**

**plusmath.org**and Clifford Pickover (among others) this week:

https://twitter.com/plusmathsorg/status/581046887060508672

...and this from

**McSweeneys**:

http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/coffee-shop-algebra

Potpourri

**BONUS!**(extra NON-mathematical links of interest):

1) An overview from

**The Atlantic**magazine of the new documentary, "

*Going Clear*," about the secretish-cultish assemblage that consorts under the handle, "Scientology":

http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/03/its-not-easy-being-scientology/388634/

2) And, how could I NOT make mention of this fontastic bit of news --> Comic Sans and Papyrus combined!! ;-):

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/someone-combined-the-two-worst-fonts-in-existence