Links 5/12/14

Links for you. Science:

Who spit in the ChIP-seq?
Polio Declared An International Health Emergency
Realistic artificial DNA sequences as negative controls for computational genomics
Y All the Hype? A study about sexual similarity gets framed as a major new finding of sex difference.
Leave ‘Organic’ Out of It

Other:

Louis C.K. Has Figured Out Why Our Kids Are Sad: Their love of learning is dying. And the only way to fix it is to listen to them.
You have no clue what school nurses really do
Daily Kos Vs. the Postal Service Now? jesus
“Sit In The Back of The Bus, I want this Seat”
These four hedge fund guys out-earned every kindergarten teacher in America
Working at Amazon Is “a Soul-Crushing Experience”
The top 1% are just stealing the money from the people who actually do the work
Tax Miles? I still think I have a better idea…
Speaking of guns
“Look at my gun!” Why NRA’s scary “open carry” craze is not about freedom: Freedom for a man with a gun trumps freedom for parents of kids who feel endangered by him. Our scary new reality
Elena Kagan and the Politics of Politeness
Explaining Asian Americans’ academic advantage over whites
Massachusetts Loves Itself: The Departed, Gladiator, and the Bay State’s self-regard.
House Committee Votes Unanimously to Rein In the NSA
Still Not Buying It (quick, important)

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2 Responses to Links 5/12/14

  1. hipparchia says:

    re “Sit In The Back of The Bus, I want this Seat”, scroll down in the comments to this one – Jack May 11, 2014 12:20 am

  2. Jon says:

    Re: “Leave organic out of it”, I burned an NYT pageview thinking it was going to be about organic chemistry. Maybe I need to get out more?

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