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August 28, 2016
Links post for 2016-08-22 to 2016-08-28
Social Network Nextdoor Moves To Block Racial Profiling Online
The war against genetically modified organisms is full of fearmongering, errors, and fraud. Labeling them will not make you safer.
WhatsApp Will Start Sharing Data, Including Phone Numbers, With Facebook
Even the Price of Insulin Is Skyrocketing.
August 21, 2016
Links post for 2016-08-15 to 2016-08-21
Life-Saving Allergy Treatment Is Becoming Too Expensive For Families To Afford
– More on pseudoscience in athletics.
Demand California Fix CalGang, A Deeply Flawed Gang Database
– Algorithms are only as good as the data sets they’re trained on; data sets are only as good as the organizations as people that contribute to them.
August 14, 2016
Links post for 2016-08-08 to 2016-08-14
Cupping – Olympic Pseudoscience
– As Novella says, when fractions of a second matter premier athletes will try anything for an edge. Unfortunately, this often mean implicitly endorsing things that have no measurable effect.
Presidential Campaigns Are Talking Around The Robot In The Room
– Foreseeable, easily predictable automation should be a clear argument for basic income.
Submitting (SFF) While Black
‘Cultural learners’ in the cradle
– This week in “infants are smarter than you think.”
Williamstown mayor says Ark Encounter is not the economic boon they expected
– Who could have seen this coming? – besides everyone who listened to anyone other than Ken Ham.
N.K. Jemisin on Why—and How—to Create Diversity in Science Fiction
Superblocks: how Barcelona is taking city streets back from cars
– Cool idea to reduce pollution, improve pedestrian safety, and hopefully develop neighborhood personalities.
Can New York Be Saved in the Era of Global Warming?
August 7, 2016
Links post for 2016-08-01 to 2016-08-07
As November Approaches, Courts Deal Series Of Blows To Voter ID Laws
Glamour Exclusive: President Barack Obama Says, “This Is What a Feminist Looks Like”
Only 9% of America Chose Trump and Clinton as the Nominees
Comcast Says It Wants to Charge Broadband Users More For Privacy
Where are the Natives in Hamilton?
Reporting While Brown In The Summer Of Trump
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