Links 4/15/12

Links for you. Science:

Black mathematicians: the kind of problems they wish didn’t need solving. John Derbyshire pointed out that no black mathematician had ever won the Fields medal. There are a few reasons for that
HuffPo science editor asks readers: Is climate science true?
Cave Bacteria Finding Suggests Ancient Origins of Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs (post and PLoSOne article are interesting. But didn’t we learn several years ago that resistance genes are pieces of pathways that use antibiotics and related compounds as carbon sources?)
The analysis of 168 randomised controlled trials to test data integrity. (I would love to know the back story to this)
Start-ups squeezed out of Kendall Square


I Don’t Mind a Reasonable Amount of Trouble (superb)
The Real Hilary Rosen Scandal
The real criminals in the Tarek Mehanna case (even if you don’t agree with Mehanna, his views hardly make him a terrorist)
It’s Not a “Mommy War,” It’s a War on Moms
This Week in Poverty: Will Pennsylvania Rip Another Hole in the Safety Net?
The True Horror of the ‘Florence’ Decision
Why Hilary Rosen Is Right
Big Trouble in Little Havana: The Perilous Politics of Ozzie Guillen
Poverty Wanking at the Heritage Foundation
High-frequency trading is cuckoo
On High Frequency Trading….
It’s Not a Crime to Break a Terms of Service Agreement (So It’s Okay to Never Read Them) (you could still wind up in civil court though)
Hilary Rosen was right: Ann Romney has never worked a day in her life.
The rule of capital

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