Articles of Interest - May 2


Hillary Clinton just invented the Snapchat attack ad  Business Insider

The reverse-chronological social media feed is dying  New York Magazine

4 social media rules for handling celebrity passings  PR Daily

UCLA Student Media director resigns to support continuation of publications Daily Bruin

Stanford Daily enjoys record traffic from John Boehner 'Lucifer' scoop  CNN

Wesley College newspaper editor speaks out over controversial cartoons  WMDT


Why So Many Smart People Aren’t Happy  The Atlantic

Many Grouchy, Error-Prone Workers Just Need More Sleep  NPR


10 Questions for the Nations First Chief Data Scientist from Science Friday  Science Friday

You no longer fit a model. Instead, you train the task. Deep Learning: What it is and why it matters  SAS

Data science and machine learning cheat sheets for--Python R Spark Hadoop Hive Django--dozens more  KD Nuggets  

Python, Machine Learning, + Dueling Languages--what's best for serious productivity?  Open Data Science

The Chicago PD's crime analytics mess is an example of one of 4 reasons data analytics in government often fail  Governing


Transition and Change (Transition is the process of letting go of the way things used to be and then taking hold of the way they subsequently become)   Becoming (my blog)

10 Things You Need To Remember If Your Life Isn’t Turning Out The Way You Thought It Would  Thought Catalogue***RESEARCH

5 Tips to Avoid P-Value Potholes: #5- Some potholes are deliberately hidden (shining light only on p’s less than .05)  PLOS


Do the Words "Race Riot" Belong on an Historical Marker in Memphis?  NPR


University of Washington removes cheerleader tryout tips after social media backlash  New York Daily News

Two national college applications will move beyond traditional gender binary  Inside Higher Ed

Job Prospects For The Class Of 2016 Are Pretty Good, Especially For Men  Huffington Post

Sexual harassment training may have reverse effect, research suggests  The Guardian

Women Write War Fiction, Too  Jstor


Brigham Young Students Claim University Punished Rape Victims For Reporting  NPR

College plans policy review after sex-assault case criticism (Open letter on FB says Georgia school bungled its investigation of his sister’s rape in a dorm room)  Dispatch


It May Soon Be a Lot Harder for the Law to Get Into Your Email  Wired

Google wants to change copyright laws—and that’s a good thing (opinion)   Daily Dot


A closer look at Jehovah’s Witnesses living in the U.S.  Pew Research Center

Satanists balk at Cruz comparison  The Hill

Congress Likely To Get Its Only Openly Atheist Member In NovemberHuffington Post

Evangelical woman vows to bring pistol into queer-friendly Target bathrooms  Huffington Post

Religious Freedom Face Serious Threats Worldwide  NPR


How Steely Dan Wrote “Deacon Blues,” the Song Audiophiles Use to Test High-End Stereos Open Culture  

Why Freddie Mercury's Voice Was So Great, As Explained By Science  NPR

Peter Frampton Plays a Tiny Desk Concert for NPR, Featuring Acoustic Versions of His Classic Songs  Open Culture


TV networks battle new media threat as Facebook looms over ad war  The Guardian


These Men Finally Understand How Bad Women Have It In Sports Media  Huffington Post

Las Vegas Columnist Quits After Ban On Writing About New Owner  NPR

Facebook and Twitter are buttering up news publishers — here's why  Business Insider

Esquire removes satirical article after criticism  Politico

Google’s test to let media publish directly in search can’t be great news for Twitterrecode

New York Times boss sued over alleged ageist, racist and sexist hiring practices  The Guardian

Journalism Professor Will Go to War for Free Speech, as Long as It Doesn’t Mock Him  Gawker


Managing the Decline of Print: The New York Times Looks to Cut Costs   Fortune

The news industry can’t cut its way to quality (opinion)  Poynter

Digital publishing news jobs now outnumber those in the newspaper business, BLS reports  Talking New Media


A majority of millennials now reject capitalism, poll shows  Washington Post


False images top form of scientific misconduct  Canadian Medical Association Journal  

Theoretical physicists have a "license to be excited" and "run amok."  Here's why  Science News


LGBT Activists Criticize Tennessee Law Allowing Therapists To Refuse Patients  NPR


Talking to ourselves: the science of the little voice in your head  The Guardian

The “Brain Dictionary”: Beautiful 3D Map Shows How Different Brain Areas Respond to Hearing Different Words   Open Culture


New Study: Ashley Madison Hack Study Shows Correlation Between Personal Ethics and Professional Ethics  NPR

How Ethical is Geoscience?   The Grumpy Geophysicist


Animated Introduction to 25 Philosophers  Open Culture



Lawsuit Will Decide Who Owns 'Star Trek' Language Klingon  NPR

A conversation with the world's leading authority on the English language about big data, Google ngrams, and language change  Business Insider


The Ultimate Literary Cage Match: Hemingway vs. Faulkner vs. Trump  The Millions

Ian McKellen launches app to make Shakespeare easier to understand  AV Club

The Cover of George Orwell’s 1984 Becomes Less Censored with Wear and Tear  Open Culture


UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi on investigatory leave due to ‘serious questions’  Sacrameto Bee   

Why Colleges’ Brands look so similar (To sell themselves, colleges try to stand out. But often, their marketing efforts look practically identical)  Inside Higher Ed

Law student says he was almost expelled for writing in favor of gay marriage  Fusion

Former ORU student says school is blocking her re-admission over her marriage to a woman  Tulsa World


U.S. Publishes Details on Religious Colleges Seeking Title IX Waivers  Chronicle of Higher Ed

Updated List of Institutions that have requested Religious exemptions to Title IX (As of April 1, 2016, 232 colleges had obtained a religious exemption from Title IX and 31 requests are pending)  Dept. of Ed.

NCAA Hesitant to Condemn Religious Institutions that have Requested Title IX Waivers  Inside Higher Ed

Feds Publish Records On Schools Allowed To Discriminate Against LGBT Students  BuzzFeed

Lawsuit: Prof Punished for Opposing Gordon's Title IX exemption request  Inside Higher Ed

Education Dept. Releases Title IX Exemptions, Requests  Inside Higher Ed


Learning From My Teaching Mistakes  Chronicle of Higher Ed   

A Moment of Clarity on the Role of Technology in Teaching  Chronicle of Higher Ed   


Professor puts CV of his failures online to give perspective  Associated Press