Links 12/18/13

Links for you. Science:

IDSA, SHEA, PIDS voice support for universal HCW immunization
Exercise as Potent Medicine
The FDA is cracking down on antibiotics on farms. Here’s what you should know. (good for scientists who need to know the policy side without grinding their teeth about the science)
Skip the Supplements
Twitter buzz about papers does not mean citations later (though the paper is still being read, which seems kinda important?)


What Tech Hasn’t Learned From Urban Planning
Ezra Klein Misses the Mark: Inequality and Unemployment Are the Same Problem
President Obama and Paul Krugman are right: economic inequality is a “defining issue of our time”
Journalistic query: Who got hurt in Ft. Lee?
Lurid Subprime Scams Unveiled in Long-Running Fraud Trial (Big Shitpile is still shitty!)
Inequality As A Defining Challenge
Why the 9-to-5 Day Is So Tough on Creative Workers
The “Global Savings Glut” Is Conceptually Incoherent. “The Economy” Cannot “Save”
Team Omidyar, World Police: eBay puts user data on a “silver platter” for law enforcement
Education now & then
You Are Already in the Afterlife

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2 Responses to Links 12/18/13

  1. ” economic inequality is the defining issue of our time. “

    Wanna bet? Our failure to address global warming is the defining issue of our time. Decades from now, almost everyone’s quality of life is going to be much much much worse than what the median enjoys right now. And it won’t improve for centuries.

    By 2200 our generation will be known only for one thing – how we fucked up the planet for everyone forever.

  2. Min says:

    “Global Savings Glut” means that there is not enough money in circulation. Anyone disagree with that?

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