Articles of Interest - May 23


The Best Twitter Search Tricks  Digital Inspiration

Reddit Now Lets You Embed Posts for Articles and Blogs  Heat Street

Algorithms, clickworkers, and the befuddled fury around Facebook Trends  Harvard's Nieman Labs


What makes bad writing bad?  The Guardian

George Orwell’s Six Rules for Writing Clear and Tight Prose  Open Culture

Digital news organization style guide  Poynter


The Delightful Language of Commencement  Jstor

A Heated Linguistic Debate: What Makes ‘Redskins’ a Slur?  New York Times

Earpiece Can Translate Foreign Languages On The Fly  PSFK


Predatory open access journals: Avoiding profiteers, wasted effort and fraudWiley Online Library

What do psychologists think about marginally significant findings?  Psychological Science Journal


The self-renewing man  Becoming

To Boost Happiness, Stack the Pain  Life Hacker


Data suggest that couples who have sons are more likely to stay together than those that don’t  1843 Magazine

Why women earn less: Just two factors explain post-PhD pay gap  Nature

Five “Don’ts” for Introducing a Female Speaker (And Why This Matters) (opinion)  Duck of Minerva

Americans’ views of women as political leaders differ by gender  Pew Research Center


U.S. Courts Are Using Algorithms Riddled With Racism to Hand Out Sentences  Mic  


From Black Armbands to the Supreme Court: Mary Beth Tinker and Student Free Speech Rights  FIRE

Columbia University to Open a First Amendment War Room  New York Times


UC students' suit claims Google scanned accounts without permission  San Hose Mercury News


How to choose the right mobile keyboard for faster typing on your iPhone or iPad  Tech Republic


245 Films by Female Directors You Can Stream Right Now on Netflix  Open Culture 


Trump is right: data does not win elections. But here's what will happen in politics if you ignore  Washington Post

How Big Data Creates False Confidence-we're looking at you Google Flu Trends & Ngrams tool  Nauti 

If the DOD doesn't know whether the #analytics it already has is useful, how can it be ready for more Big Data?   Government Computer News


The Times Regrets the Error. Readers Don’t  New York Times

Ukrainian hackers publish info on thousands of journalists  Associated Press


Business Insider CEO: 'There Are No Must-Read Publications Any More   Spriegel

The New York Times of the future is beginning to take shape  Poynter

Looking for a sustainable business model for a regional newspaper? Start at the Minneapolis Star Tribune   Poynter

Ripple Takes on Hyper-Local News, But Compensation Issues Remain  Media Shift  


When we hype our science, discoveries are diminished (opinion)   Globe and Mail


Don’t call electroconvulsive therapy ‘shock therapy’  Stat News

The empty brain: Your brain does not process information, retrieve knowledge or store memories. In short: your brain is not a computer  Aeon


Chinese philosophy is missing from U.S. philosophy departments. Should we care? (opinion)  The Conversation


In Search For Cures, Scientists Create Embryos That Are Both Animal And Human  NPR


Law professors issue joint letter saying Education Department guidance to colleges goes too far and poses risks to the rights of accused and of institutions  Inside Higher Ed

LDS church releases statement on BYU sexual assault issue  Utah Valley's Herald Daily  


When Students Pay Tuition to work Unpaid Internships  Inside Higher Ed


US law could increase postdoc pay — and shake up research system  Nature

Professor Cleared and Still Out of a Job  Inside Higher Ed


College enrollment is dropping   CNN Money

Generate Your Next Job Title: Website pokes fun at administrative bloat by generating endless job titles and inflated salaries  Inside Higher Ed

New Book: Institutions are increasingly dependent on active, wealthy parents (harming students with less-involved parents)  Inside Higher Ed

Community Colleges Fret over new Overtimes Rules  Inside Higher Ed

The Truth about Coding Bootcamps  Business Insider