Articles of Interest - Nov 21


Your Filter Bubble is Destroying Democracy  Wired

Ex- Head Of Twitter News: Social Media Companies Alone Shouldn't Regulate 'Fake News'  NPR

Instagram launches disappearing Live video and messages  Tech Crunch

Social Media Update 2016Facebook usage and engagement is on the rise, while adoption of other platforms holds steady  Pew Research


'Augmented Intelligence' for adaptive and personalized learning markets Inside Higher Ed

Nine ways a Trump presidency might change the tech industry Talking New Media


How A Lawsuit Over Hot Coffee Helped Erode the 7th Amendment Priceonomics

Google’s neural networks invent their own encryption  New Scientist

7 big data tools to ditch in 2017 Let's start with MapReduce and Storm  Info World

A Beginner’s Guide to Neural Networks with R!  KD Nuggets

The differences betw AI, Machine Learning, NLP, Deep Learning  Forbes

The impact of AI on the legal profession  A New Domain

The current state of machine intelligence 3.0 (w/infographic)  Data Science Central


Neural artistic style transfer experiments with Keras  Giuseppe Bonaccorso


What Your Childhood Memories tell you about yourself  Becoming (my blog)

It took America 200 years to abolish boredom. Now that looks like a huge mistake  Vox


Top 20 Fiction Books of 2016 (so far)  The What List

Is Audio Really the Future of the Book?  Jstor


'Post-truth' declared word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries  BBC

Literally, Seriously?  Chronicle of Higher Ed


This website recommends novels by making sure you can’t judge a book by its cover  The Verge

How ‘cutting up’ Shakespeare’s plays can be an act of creative destruction  The Conversation


Real men don't say 'cute': Psychologists tap big data and Twitter to analyze the accuracy of stereotypes  Phys Org

The real secret to Asian American success was not education  Washington Post


Prof says free speech rights violated after he is taken for psych evaluation over tweets  New York Daily News


The impact of AI on the legal profession: Ross, Beagle, Recommind & Kim are already here  A New Domain

Members of 60s band The Turtles Settle Copyright Lawsuit  Hollywood Reporter

IMDb sues California to overturn law forcing them to remove actors' ages  The Guardian

It’s Finally Legal To Hack Your Own Devices (Even Your Car)  Wired

Indiana Supreme Court rules Notre Dame police not subject to open records law  Student Press Law Center

How A Lawsuit Over Hot Coffee Helped Erode the 7th Amendment  Priceonomics


Dallas Baptist Megachurch Moves Forward with Accepting Gays, Despite Fallout NBC DFW

White Evangelical Leaders Already Distancing Themselves from the “81-Percenter  Religious Dispatches

Entering Religious Life Doesn't Mean Leaving The World Behind  NPR

Jerry Falwell Jr. on Twitter: 'Pope Francis Lost All Credibility'  Sojourner

Evangelical support for Trump strains relationships among believers  Waco Tribune Herald

'Sanctuary churches' vow to shield immigrants from Trump crackdown  National Catholic Reporter

InterVarsity Press in United States to Cease Publication of Stephen Sizer's Books  SnapShots

One-in-Five U.S. Adults Were Raised in Interfaith Homes: A closer look at religious mixing in American families  Pew Research


Leonard Cohen’s Final Interview: Recorded by David Remnick of The New Yorker  Open Culture

How Streaming Is Changing The Sound Of Pop Music  Hypebot


Inside 5 publishers' efforts to monetize virtual reality  Digiday

What’s in a Brand Name? Research shows there’s a reason that you shouldn’t call your company Tronc  New Yorker

TV still the top source for election results, but digital platforms rise  Pew Research


BuzzFeed’s pro tennis investigation displays ethical dilemmas of data journalism   Columbia Journalism Review

Facebook rolls out online courses for journalists  GateHouse News

Trigger warning: UK students vote to ban ‘offensive’ newspapers at journalism school   Spectator

Majority of U.S. adults think news media should not add interpretation to the facts  Pew Research


How Fake News Goes Viral: A Case Study   New York Times

False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and/or Satirical “News” Sources  Melissa Zimdars (assistant professor of communication, Merrimack College)

Facebook fake-news writer: ‘I think Donald Trump is in the White House because of me’  Washington Post

Fixing Fake News (opinion)  Stratechery

The scariest part of Facebook’s fake news problem: fake news is more viral than real news  Vox

According to Snopes, Fake News Is Not the Problem  Back Channel

Facebook Shouldn’t Bother Policing Fake News—It Should Go Local Instead  Wired

Fake news is everywhere. Should the tech world help stop the spread?   Tech Republic


How Mizzou’s School Newspaper Learns from Audience Analytics  Media Shift


Millennials  Bloomberg


Feelings Toward A Partner Affect Brand Buying Decisions, Study Says  NPR


TV And Videogames Rewire Young Brains, For Better And Worse  NPR


An Animated, Monty Python-Style Introduction to the Søren Kierkegaard, the First Existentialistin Philosophy  Open Culture


Good People: An Israeli novelist asks how anyone could serve Hitler or Stalin  Economist


Book argues that faculty’s diminishing influence puts higher education at risk  Inside Higher Ed

How Trump Could Spark a Renaissance in Higher Education (opinion)  Chronicle of Higher Ed

More Than 100 Colleges Push To Keep Deportation Protections For Undocumented Students  BuzzFeed News

What the Humanities mean to a Journalist — and the future of Journalism  California Humanities

Liberty University president meets with Trump  The News & Advocate

Christian colleges grapple with Trump’s election, views on women and minorities  Religious News Service


I Know My Student Plagiarized. Do I Have Enough Evidence to Prove It?  Chronicle of Higher Ed


Berkeley Grad Students: School Should have told us prof was being investigated for Sexual Harrassment  Inside Higher Ed


Fight Over the Recording of Title IX Proceedings Exposes Gaps in Law and Trust (sub. req'ed)  Chronicle of Higher Ed