Links 5/25/15

Links for you. Science:

When will ‘open science’ become simply ‘science’?
No more hidden solutions in bioinformatics: Precision medicine cannot advance without full disclosure of how commercial genome sequencing and interpretation software works (it’s a problem for microbiology too)
Open-access publisher sacks 31 editors amid fierce row over independence
London Calling Wrap-Up
Weighing The Promises Of Big Genomics: Your DNA may be up for sale. And the sale depends on an exaggerated picture of genetic power and destiny. (a little overstated; I think for microbial diagnostics, we’re already routinely using genomics for surveillance and regulatory purposes)

Other:

GM: That Car You Bought? We’re Really The Ones Who Own It.
Exotic Kosher Feast Sickens Some at Manhattan Synagogue
New St. Louis Rams Stadium May Be Built On Ancient Native American City
How ‘Mathiness’ Made Me Jaded About Economics
How suburban sprawl hurts the poor (noted this five years ago)
7 ideas completely lost on people who are “fiscally conservative but socially liberal”
Transit-Oriented Community Along I-66 Is Struck With Highway Realities
The federal government is a stabilizing factor in the District’s economy, but its role is getting smaller
The Welfare Queens That Run Our Universities
Washington’s systemic streets
Mathiness versus Science in Growth Economics
Fraternity of Failure – The Alternative Version
11 moments from Bernie Sanders’s Reddit Q&A that show why he’s a progressive hero
Clinton really, really needs to kill her incoherent “When women are [fill in the blank], families are [same word; slightly different meaning] slogan. Really.
Antony Beevor: ‘There are things that are too horrific to put in a book’
A Man, a Plan, a Canard: Panacea (don’t agree with everything, but pretty good; the library needs to be next to a Metro stop)

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