Monthly Archives: November 2016

The unethical and illegal things programmers have been asked to do.

Programmers are having a huge discussion about the unethical and illegal things they’ve been asked to do http://www.businessinsider.com/programmers-confess-unethical-illegal-tasks-asked-of-them-2016-11 Software developers ‘kill people’ Martin argues in that talk that software developers better figure out how to self-regulate themselves and fast. His … Continue reading

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National Power: Political Power – What is It?

POWER Political power affects lives. It affects your life every day, in the quality of your subway ride, in the cleanliness of your streets, in the access you have to parks. That’s political power. People may not think of it … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Interdisciplinary Thematic Unit

POST ELECTION HEALING AT THE THANKSGIVING DINNER TABLE FOR ALL AMERICANS Crossing the “triviality barrier,” that is, understanding and explaining why studying folklore is important, not just entertainment. “Triviality barrier” was coined by Brian Sutton-Smith in a 1970 article, “Psychology of … Continue reading

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Gainful Employment – Frequently Asked Questions

The Obama Administration has worked to protect students and taxpayers, through gainful employment regulations (see below) to stop the flow of federal funds to poor-performing career college programs; strengthening state authorization requirements; defining the credit hour; safeguarding students from bad … Continue reading

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Kids Win the Right to Sue the US Government Over Climate Change

Kids Win the Right to Sue the US Government Over Climate Change By Sarah Emerson Nov 11 2016 http://motherboard.vice.com/read/kids-win-the-right-to-sue-the-us-government-over-climate-change A bright speck of climate news was quickly overshadowed by the presidential election this week—America’s children have officially won the right … Continue reading

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