Links 9/17/17

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Links for you. Science:

The Joy of Sexagesimal Floating-Point Arithmetic
CDC cracks down on communications with reporters
After 15 die in hepatitis outbreak, San Diego begins sanitary street washing
Hidden heritability due to heterogeneity across seven populations
Gregory Berns Knows What Your Dog Is Thinking (but is it distinguishable from a dead salmon…)

Other:

Attacked in bed, safe a few feet away: Cuba mystery deepens
Throw-away buildings: Toronto’s glass condos
White House’s Call for Jemele Hill’s Firing Is Trip to Edges of Crazytown
Russian Trolls Promoted Trump While Trashing Black Lives Matter On Twitter
Trump ethics watchdog moves to allow anonymous gifts to legal defense funds
It’s Time to Regulate the Hell Out of Credit Reporting Agencies
MORE CATHOLIC THAN THE #MAGA POPE
A Few Words on Bernie, and the Democrats, and Figuring This Thing Out
Flying Coach Is So Cramped It Could Be a Death Trap. A judge calls it a ‘life-and-death safety concern.’ A government document shows there may not be enough room to brace for impact. Inside the potential dangers. (this has been a problem for a long time)
When a red state gets the blues
The false narrative behind a glitzy live television show about school reform
Trump is making Americans see the U.S. the way the rest of the world already did
We can’t leave Florida, but we can’t stay either. Help us! (there will be another storm, and this will still be relevant)
The Critic and the Clown: A Tale of Free Speech at Berkeley
More White, More Male, More Jesus: CIA Employees Fear Pompeo Is Quietly Killing the Agency’s Diversity Mandate
Inside the Growing Guest Worker Program Trapping Indian Students in Virtual Servitude
Trump’s Signals to White Supremacists Aren’t Dog Whistles. They’re Flares.
American Hospitals are Ungodly Expensive

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