Links 2/14/15

Links for you. Science:

Black and Latina women scientists sometimes mistaken for janitors
Study finds stormy centuries linked to warm seas
Tens of Thousands of San Francisco Commuters Possibly Exposed to Measles
How the Toronto Star massively botched a story about the HPV vaccine
Apple CEO Tim Cook said something that would make statisticians cringe

Other:

Boston schools notch a quiet victory
The mystery of Mingering Mike: the soul legend who never existed (excellent)
Tea Party Legislature Targets University of North Carolina In Major Assault On Higher Learning (downright Nixonian)
PARCC Tests and Readability: A Close Look
I’m Brianna Wu, and I’m Risking My Life Standing Up to Gamergate
The Trouble With Disclosure: It Doesn’t Work
Up Close And Delusional
Lead and Crime: The Brennan Center Weighs In
How a new loophole could give landlords a bigger edge on D.C. tenants
The Freer Gallery of Art Will Close for Renovations in 2016
My Public School Sales Pitch
Congress and President Obama Cannot Sit Idly By While Companies Use H-1B Guestworkers to Replace American Workers (sure they can!)
The Increasing Academic Ability Of New York Teachers
Forgiveness for Dummies by David Brooks
Looks like the reading levels of the new PARCC were deliberately set so high that most students will give up
Ten things you need to know about international assessments

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1 Response to Links 2/14/15

  1. Jon says:

    Business Insider perfects the art of getting an article out of pretending that names are unique. I suppose I should be glad they didn’t try to explain that Moore’s Law is about transistor count.

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