Links 9/8/15

Links for you. Science:

William B. Provine dies
To understand the replication crisis, imagine a world in which everything was published
The great replication crisis
Microsoft’s vision for bioinformatics research (caution: NSFW)
How Methods Videos Are Making Science Smarter


You Really Don’t Need To Work So Much
Connecticut made it harder to get guns — and suicides fell significantly
Donald Trump isn’t rich because he’s a great investor. He’s rich because his dad was rich.
The Tom Brady Decision Is a Win for Anyone With a Job
Donald Trump Joins George W. Bush in the Foreign Policy Desert: The Republican frontrunner can’t tell his Quds from his Kurds, much like the Texas governor 15 years ago. (none of the Republicans know what they’re talking about)
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: This is the difference between Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders
On Advising Students to Fail
Initial Common Core Goals Unfulfilled as Results Trickle In (“it will not be possible to compare student performance across a majority of states, one of Common Core’s fundamental goals”–the one I liked. Reformers, like neo-liberals in general, can’t implement shit)
There Is No Ferguson Effect
Busting the Myth of ‘The Ferguson Effect’: Pundits are fanning fears of new “crime waves” across cities. Criminologists aren’t buying it. (dealt with it here)
Michael L. Hays: How to Fix the College Debt Problem
We Need to Talk About the Democratic National Committee Chairperson
America’s growing love affair with the most wasteful thing to drink there is

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2 Responses to Links 9/8/15

  1. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    “the most wasteful thing to drink there is”

    Srsly? How much water and energy does it take to brew beer, or distill spirits?

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