Links 2/18/16

Links for you. Science:

Colombia notebook: How my assumptions about Zika got turned upside down
This could explain all those strange happenings in Alaska’s waters
The NSA’s SKYNET program may be killing thousands of innocent people: “Ridiculously optimistic” machine learning algorithm is “completely bullshit,” says expert. (how not to use machine learning)
BIO’s FY 2017 Budget Request
Does a Brain Parasite Make Chimps Morbidly Attracted to Leopards?

Other:

I’m a New York City school administrator. Here’s how segregation lives on. (must-read)
Chinese New Year Parade 2016
The issue is not Hillary Clinton’s Wall St links but her party’s core dogmas
Robert Samuelson’s Candor Deficit
How to Make Sense of All the Post-Scalia B.S.
Now I know why Apple is going to make a small iPhone again
Make It Easy
Most Of The Radical Ideas The Black Panthers Had Are Now Totally Mainstream
No Sick Leave At Restaurants Means More Sick Customers
Students Aren’t Coddled. They’re Defeated.
Workers use city vehicles for far-flung commutes
With drug costs rising, it’s time for pharma companies to open their books
Why Brother Bernie Is Better for Black People Than Sister Hillary
The Tiny London Shop Behind Some of the Very Best Libraries
Success Academy’s War Against Children
Why have law schools increased payroll spending so drastically?
Transfer Programs and Black Poverty
Amazing video appears to show arrest of Bernie Sanders as a student activist in Chicago
Why A Vote For Sanders Is Not—And Never Will Be—A Vote for Trump

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