Links 2/18/14

Links for you. Science:

Low-hanging Fruit for Human WGS
Why is math research important?
The state of modern evolutionary theory may not be what you think it is (I noted several years ago that neutral theory is completely neglected in popular accounts of evolutionary biology)
Want your university press release reprinted in The Washington Post? Here’s how. (CHURNALISM!!)
Oxford Nanopore unveils data from portable genome sequencer: MinION results are promising, but fall short of high expectations.

Other:

I Can’t Find Enough Skilled Workers! (At the Crappy Wage I’m Offering…)
10 Most Annoying People at the Gym
San Francisco’s Class War, By the Numbers: Counting the new tech boom
War Nerd: The long, sleazy history behind a Googler’s “Nonviolent Militia”
Rightsize this! When simple, ignorant solutions and simulations just don’t cut it
BREAKING: PBS to return John Arnold’s $3.5 million, following Pando exposé
Enslave the robots and free the poor (robots are an opportunity, not a problem, if we do it right)
Brent Bozell urges liberal media to ‘tell the truth,’ while he fibs about writing a column (such scam artists)
1930s Central Park, New York City, on winter night, by Paul Woolf
Economics is Applied Morality
A Titanic Defeat
Was It Really ‘Human Error’ That Had a Malaysian Doctoral Student Put on the No Fly List?
10 Points About College Hoops All-American Marcus Smart’s Pushing a ‘Fan’
Why the Federal Reserve Needs an Overhaul: This 100-year-old antique is undemocratic, too close to elite banking interests and often blind to the economic conditions that affect most Americans.
The Miami Dolphins, Richie Incognito and the Rot in the National Football League

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