articles of interest - Jan 16


Report: Tremendous growth in data analytics education nationwide (Data literacy is now a baseline expectation in jobs of all kinds)  Tableau

Big Data has all the properties of real world objects and are subject to real world physics  Dzone

Hadoop security is no longer optional  Datanami

“Bayes’ theorem may provide novel insights into pernicious mental problems that have so far defied explanation”  Science News

The role of open source R in bringing Data Science to the masses  InfoWorld

10 simple rules for effective statistical practice  Data Science Central


What is the Worth of Investigative Journalism?  The Wire

Someone is trying to take down the Drudge Report  BusinessInsider

Clare Hollingworth, reporter who broke news about start of World War II, dies at 105  Washington Post

Was BuzzFeed Right to Publish Accusations Against Donald Trump? (opinion) New York Times 


Google Quietly Removes “Fake News” Language From Its Advertising Policy  Media Matters

The Real Story About Fake News Is Partisanship  New York Times

Fake news and the spread of misinformation (a gathering of resources)  Journalists Resources


Report: Video isn’t as popular with viewers as it is with advertisers  Poynter


Tpyos vs. Mispelings: a Presidential Matter  Chronicle of Higher Ed


Why Do Canadians Say 'Eh'?  AtlasObscura

Talking to In-laws Can Be Hard. In Some Languages, It’s Impossible  New York Times

How Old Is ‘Gaslighting’?  Chronicle of Higher Ed

Decrying Dialects and Despising Speakers  Chronicle of Higher Ed


On Optimism and Despair  The New York Review of Books

The American Novel Since 1945: A Free Yale Course on Novels by Nabokov, Kerouac, Morrison, Pynchon & More  Open Culture

The Opening Lines Of The World’s Most Famous Books  Daily Infographic


Survey Finds Gender Gap in Presidential Spouse Expectations  Inside Higher Ed

Research production in high-impact journals of contemporary neuroscience: A gender analysis  Science Direct

Top Divinity Schools: Use Gender-Neutral Language to Refer to God  National Review


Student Painting Depicting Cops As Animals Sparks Tensions On Capitol Hill  NPR

Techdirt's First Amendment Fight For Its Life (opinion)  TechDirt

Free Speech Advocates, Publishers Wrestle With Questions Of Censorship  NPR


The impact on scholarly publications if there were no intellectual property law and if scholarly publications were entirely open access  UCLA Law Review

Uncle Sam’s hilarious offensive-trademark dilemma (opinion)  New York Post

The Supreme Court began debating a case that will impact millions of students with disabilities  Business Insider


Cali College paid $28K cyber-ransom to hackers  KABC


Continued Learning as a corporate Priority  Economist


Learn Digital Photography with Harvard University’s Free Online Course  Open Culture


Gay couple will pastor historic church in Washington  Religious News Service

Evangelical Leaders Reject Compromise on LGBT and Religious Rights  Christianity Today

Donald Trump's Inauguration Prayer Leader Choices Show His Values  NPR

Controversial megachurch pastor Eddie Long dies at 63  Atlanta’s WPMT (FOX43)


Design thinking origin story plus some of the people who made it all happen  Medium  

How The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Changed Album Cover Design Forever Open Culture


Classical Music Mashup II

Indie Rock Isn’t Dead  Vice

From Mozart To Adele To Chance The Rapper, Measuring Album Sales Means Being Specific  NPR

David Bowie Offers Advice for Aspiring Artists: “Go a Little Out of Your Depth,” “Never Fulfill Other People’s Expectations”  Open Culture


How the French New Wave Changed Cinema: A Video Introduction to the Films of Godard, Truffaut & Their Fellow Rule-Breakers  Open Culture


Gates Foundation research can’t be published in top journals  Nature

The Statistical Crisis in Science 


On eve of Trump, Obama’s Energy Department announces new policy to protect scientists   Washington Post

Identity Theft in the Academic World Leads to Junk Science  SpringerLink

The Map of Physics  Scholarly Kitchen


Wearables Could Soon Know You’re Sick Before You Do  Wired

Majority of Americans are one medical emergency away from financial ruin  New York Post

A cardboard centrifuge separates blood cells from plasma  Economist

Dangerous superbug appears to be spreading stealthily in US hospitals  Stat News


Researchers Unravel Strange And Contradictory Feelings About Power  NPR

Anti-Gay Counselor Gets $25,000 From Missouri State  Courthouse News


As people age, the brain changes in both good ways and bad  Economist

The Brain Scrambles Names Of People You Love   NPR


An Introduction to Confucius’ Life & Thought Through Two Animated Videos  Open Culture


How to view and edit Word documents from Google Drive with ease  Tech Republic

How to create and use templates in Google Inbox  Tech Republic


Which is one is the true artist?  Becoming (my site)


Fake news, real solutions: The way educational institutions treat journalists makes a difference  Medium


Chula Vista Olympic Training Center under new ownership and operation (Point Loma Trust was selected by the City of Chula Vista to operate the training center)  CW6

College graduates, on average, earned 56 percent more than high school grads in 2015  ABC News

Former student sues Univ. of Oregon law school  Register Guard


University apologizes for handing out leaflets wrongly identified a man a rape suspect  Connecticut Post

University punishes employee for reporting sexual harassment: Settles for $170,000  Idaho State Journal


Activists Fear Reversal Of Strict Rules On Campus Sexual Assault   NPR


Claiming Your Right to Say No to Writing a Letter of Recommendation  Chronicle of Higher Ed

Iowa lawmaker looking to end tenure at public universities  Press Citizen

When Students’ Prejudices Taint Reviews of Instructors  Chronicle of Higher Ed

Scientific 'cartels' band together to cite each others' work  Stat News


Federal Data Show Hundreds of Vocational Programs Fail Meet New Gainful Employment  Inside Higher Ed

Higher Ed Leaders Muted Response to Texas’ Bathroom Bill  Inside Higher Ed

Lifelong learning is becoming an economic imperative  The Economist

College grade inflation: Looking for a cause  Journalists Resources

U.S. News & World Report releases its 2017 Best Online Programs rankings

WAC: California Baptist University to join conference in 2018-19  CBS4


The return of the MOOC: Established education providers v new contenders (Alternative providers of education must solve the problems of cost and credentials)  Economist

Harvard/MIT Report Analyzes 4 Years of MOOC Data  Campus Technology


Contemplative Listening (opinion; sub. req.’ed)  Chronicle of Higher Ed