Links 3/10/13

Links for you. Science:

A chat with Oxford Nanopore’s Clive Brown at AGBT 2013 (I find this very remarkable; taken at face value, they really don’t understand their customers)
Asking Questions and the “Finkbeiner Test”
Oxford Nanopore chip announced! (Almost…)
The sequester and HIV/AIDS
Take me as I am, and my paper as it is?

Other:

Expand Social Security: The three legged stool is down to one leg.
The Servant Problem
The Long Data of European Jewish Expulsions
Voucher school history book: Hippies didn’t bathe, worshipped Satan (my favorite is “[The Ku Klux] Klan in some areas of the country tried to be a means of reform, fighting the decline in morality and using the symbol of the cross. Klan targets were bootleggers, wife-beaters, and immoral movies. In some communities it achieved a certain respectability as it worked with politicians.”)
Dems reaping what they sowed with weak filibuster reform
Massive On-Line Open Course (MOOC)-Based Higher Education Is A Class-Warfare Scam (my thoughts here)
An FAQ for Mainstream/Neoclassical Economists (interesting)
Experts slam A-F grading system for evaluating Oklahoma public schools
Causality Rules Everything Around Me
Your librul media
On the Legacy of Hugo Chávez
The Country That Stopped Reading
On Oreo’s 101st Birthday, 13 Facts About The Cookie That Will Blow Your Mind

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