**1)**James Tanton interviewed:

...and here, an experiment proposed with logarithms from by Dr. Tanton:

**2)**Colm Mulcahy on the “Mathematics Genealogy Project”:

**3)**Mark Chu-Carroll offers up an intro to “type theory”:

http://www.goodmath.org/blog/2017/04/25/a-review-of-type-theory-so-far/

...and also an intro to "neural networks":

http://www.goodmath.org/blog/2017/04/27/introduction-to-neural-networks/

...and also an intro to "neural networks":

http://www.goodmath.org/blog/2017/04/27/introduction-to-neural-networks/

**4)**Anna Haensch writes about “

**Gifted**,” the movie and the trait:

**5**

**)**Series, as only Ben Orlin could explain them:

**6)**Mike Lawler offered up a challenge to “

*everyone in and around math*.” Care to take him up on it:

https://mikesmathpage.wordpress.com/2017/04/26/a-challenge-to-everyone-in-and-around-math/

...Mike's been on fire this week with interesting posts/problems, so check 'em out if you get the chance.

http://blogs.ams.org/mathgradblog/2017/04/27/manifold-66/

http://andrewgelman.com/2017/04/27/whole-fleet-wansinks-architecture-design-trillion-dollar-industry-founded-pseudoscience/

...Mike's been on fire this week with interesting posts/problems, so check 'em out if you get the chance.

**7)**"*What Is a Manifold?*":http://blogs.ams.org/mathgradblog/2017/04/27/manifold-66/

**8)**Andrew Gelman (and a lot of commenters) on "evidence-based design":http://andrewgelman.com/2017/04/27/whole-fleet-wansinks-architecture-design-trillion-dollar-industry-founded-pseudoscience/

Potpourri

**BONUS!**(extra NON-mathematical links of interest):
1) In case you've somehow missed it, Jimmy Wales of

**is launching a new project to fight fake news, called “***Wikipedia***”:***Wikitribune*
2) John Horgan interviews Peter Woit (mostly on physics):

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cross-check/why-string-theory-is-still-not-even-wrong/

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cross-check/why-string-theory-is-still-not-even-wrong/