It's All in the Noticing

Premiere DateOct 12, 2016
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:27 Part 1 - Joseph Mazur
03:33 Part 2 - Considering Probability
04:31 Part 3 - Winning the Lottery...Four Times
09:03 Outro
09:20 Bonafide Itasca
15:06 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat: Joseph Mazur, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Marlboro College and author of multiple books joins the Daily Beat to talk about his new book “Fluke: The Math & Myth of Coincidence,” the gambler’s illusion, and turning mathematical theory into compelling narratives.

Today on the Daily Beat, Wednesday October 11, 2016: Joseph Mazur explains that people more apt to noticing things are more likely to experience coincidences. He also discusses the story of Joan Ginther and the odds of winning the lottery four times.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…