Links 3/13/16

Links for you. Science:

Open letter to the tech bro who spat at me, from that pigeon eating a noodle on Market Street
Zika-carrying mosquitoes developing resistance to top insecticide
Why did @sciencemagazine terminate me after 25 years of service?
GOP Congressmen Question The Need For $2 Billion To Fight Zika Virus (of course they do…)
80-Year-Old Man Hasn’t Watered This Sealed Bottle Garden Since 1972 And It’s Still Alive


Our Economy Is Obsessed with Efficiency and Terrible at Everything Else
Promising half a loaf is unconvincing to people who want to take back the bakery
The Bike Wars Are Over, and the Bikes Won
Memphis Burning: To understand racial inequality in America, start with housing. Here, in the nation’s poorest major city, the segregationist roots go deep
A message to Sanders voters: focus on the delegate count, yes, but remember what it is we’re really doing here.
We’re not Drop-outs, We’re Quitters. There’s a Difference!
Your Phone Was Made By Slaves: A Primer on the Secret Economy
Why Has Charter School Violence Spiked at Double the Rate of Public Schools?
Your chances of becoming poor may be higher than you think
A Protectionist Moment?
Hey Pundits Covering Bernie: Cool It With the Stereotypes That Muslims and Arabs Are Anti-Semitic
Hillary Clinton wrongly says Bernie Sanders wants to delay the Clean Power Plan
Deaths of Firefighters in Back Bay Blaze Caused by Poor Training, Staffing
Why people are suddenly worried the new FBI HQ could become a traffic disaster
A Message From Trump’s America
All the News That’s Fit to Prince: Dan Silverman and PoPville have transcended blogging, and they have the haters to prove it

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1 Response to Links 3/13/16

  1. Chris G says:

    Re Haque: Efficiency is the enemy of resilience. Resilient systems needn’t be bloated but highly efficient systems tend to fail badly when they do.

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