articles of interest - Jan 23


Making the most of social media  MIT

Why Instagram is reinventing itself  Recode


What’s the best font size for the web?  Prototypr



Making Friends  Becoming (my site)


University debates whether Academic Freedom covers work considered Fake Science  Inside Higher Ed


Student Sues College Over 'Social Justice' Activism Mandate  Forbes


Fired IT employee offered to unlock College’s data — for $200,000  Indianapolis Star


A video explaining Machine Learning in a simple way University of Oxford

How Big Data, Deep Learning, Data Science & #AI have changed in the last year KD Nuggets

Assessing the frameworks for implementing Deep Learning   Medium

Why physicists make great data scientists  Wired


Almost all U.S. presidents, including Trump, have been Christians  Pew Research

Trump's Spiritual Adviser Talks About Relationship With President  NPR


In An Ever-Changing Music Industry, Cash For Hits Remains A Constant  NPR

Inside Pandora's Quest to Take on Spotify, Apple Music & Amazon  Billboard


The Fine Art of Sniffing Out Crappy Science  Chronicle of Higher Ed


Kitty Dukakis: Electroshock Therapy Has Given Me A New Lease On Life  NPR


An Introduction to Hegel’s Philosophy of History: The Road to Progress Runs First Through Dark Times  Open Culture


What does Obamacare repeal look like on a college campus?   Education Dive

Some Colleges Have More Students From the Top 1 Percent Than the Bottom 60  New York Times


Study Finds Simple Interventions can help certain online Learners persist  Inside Higher Ed

Education Dept. Clarifies Rule Governing Online Courses  Chronicle of Higher Ed


Report that first Trump budget will try to kill arts and humanities endowments alarms many academics. Science programs in Energy Department could also face cuts  Inside Higher Ed

The world couldn’t afford engineering degrees without philosophy majors  Quartz


Whose dorm rooms are dirtier, men's or women's? Here's the answer  USA Today


At first, 55 schools faced sexual violence investigations. Now the list has quadrupled to 223 schools  Washington Post


Northwestern U Faculty encouraged to put mental health services info on their syllabi  Inside Higher Ed