It's Data Week on BTR! On today's show, more with Kris Sanchez, the 21-year-old founder of Uber-Facts, a website specializing in especially useless knowledge. Later, Timothy Dillon talks with Matthew Beirbaum and Jesse Silverberg, two Cornell graduates in pursuit of the math behind mosh pits. And after the promotional air raid, we speak with Dr. Tobias Preis, a professor at the Warwick Business School who recently co-authored a study looking at whether Google searches can help predict the stock market.
It's our latest Radio Dispatch Live! We're joined by MSNBC producer Jamil Smith, comedian Keisha Zollar, and author Rich Benjamin to discuss Black History Month, the Voting Rights Act, Trayvon Martin, and the overwhelming whiteness and maleness of the Oscars.
The problems with piling on Rihanna, drone advocates push for looser regulations for domestic drones, and MSNBC feigns independence despite hiring Axelrod and Gibbs.