Show 42 – Refugees, Long Tailed Curves, and New Turf for the Texans

This is a mixtape!

This is a mixtape!

Show 42 starts with a quick recap of Bill and Stig’s weekends.

At 3:50, Stig starts a discussion of the vast number of refugees that are relocated to Houston. Citing an article from the Houston Chronicle, Bill and Stig discuss how and why Houston is so popular as a refugee location. The segment ends with a bit of reality television discussion.

At 15:32, Bill and Stig talk about various aspects of long tail distribution as exampled by Mr. Shirley’s tweet earlier in the week. Stig does not go into so much detail about mechanics of fluids.

At 24:34, Stig and Bill discuss a change in the NeRG’s playing surface and how the Astro’s are slowing their pace now that the playoffs are near.

At 31:55, Stig tells about starting another 5K training program and the bad advertising from Apple Music promoting “mix tapes“! Bill shares an eBay shipping story as what’s new for him.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Immigrant Song” – Led Zeppelin (iTunes)
  • “Number 9” – Moon Hooch  (iTunes)
  • “So What” – Pink (iTunes)
  • “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” – Peter Frampton (iTunes)


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