Weekly Roundup: 3/4/19

Education

Edsurge - Is Teaching an Art or Science?

https://www.edsurge.com/news/2019-02-05-is-teaching-an-art-or-a-science-new-book-takes-a-fresh-look-at-how-humans-learn

 

Cult of Pedagogy - Dress Codes

https://www.cultofpedagogy.com/dress-code/

 

Brookings - Why We Need To Rethink Education in AI Age

https://www.brookings.edu/research/why-we-need-to-rethink-education-in-the-artificial-intelligence-age/

 

ASCD - Globally Competent Educational Leadership

http://files.ascd.org/pdfs/publications/general/ascd-globally-competent-educational-leadership-report-2019.pdf

 

Business

Cleantechnica - The Osborne Effect on the Auto Industry

https://cleantechnica.com/2019/02/25/the-osborne-effect-on-the-auto-industry/

 

Bloomberg - Here’s Everything That Just Went Down at Tesla

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-03-01/-35-000-model-3-and-everything-else-that-just-went-down-at-tesla

 

TechCrunch - Silicon Valley’s Inequality Machine

https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/02/silicon-valleys-inequality-machine-anand-giridharadas/

 

Huawei - An Open Letter to the US Media

https://www.huawei.com/facts/open-letter-to-us-media.html

 

Politics

CNET - San Francisco’s Outrageous Rent Hits New Peak of $3,690

https://www.cnet.com/news/san-franciscos-outrageous-rent-hits-a-new-peak-highest-in-the-us/

 

People

Brain Pickings - Richard Feynman’s Love Letter

https://www.brainpickings.org/2017/10/17/richard-feynman-arline-letter/

 

The Guardian - World No 1 Bridge Player Suspended

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/mar/01/world-no1-bridge-player-suspended-after-failing-a-drugs-test-geir-helgemo

 

Engadget - IBM AI Fails to Beat Human Debating Champion

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/12/ibm-ai-human-debate-fail/

 

Science

Scientific American - When Does Intelligence Peak?

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/when-does-intelligence-peak/

 

Esa - First Evidence of Planet-wide Groundwater System on Mars

http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Mars_Express/First_evidence_of_planet-wide_groundwater_system_on_Mars

 

Nautil.us - Why Nature Prefers Hexagons

http://nautil.us/issue/35/boundaries/why-nature-prefers-hexagons

 

The Guardian - The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Health

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/feb/09/best-thing-you-can-do-for-your-health-sleep-well

 

Tech

Cornell - Discrimination in the Age of Algorithms

https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.03731

 

3 Quarks Daily - What AI Fails To Understand For Now

https://www.3quarksdaily.com/3quarksdaily/2019/02/what-ai-fails-to-understand-for-now.html

 

NYT - The Joy of Standards

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/16/opinion/sunday/standardization.html

 

Learning

Farnam Street - Compounding Knowledge

https://fs.blog/2019/02/compounding-knowledge/

 

FloydHub - Best Deep Learning Books for 2019

https://blog.floydhub.com/best-deep-learning-books-updated-for-2019/

 

Culture

Streetsblog - Why Sweden Clears Walkways Before Roads

https://usa.streetsblog.org/2018/01/24/why-sweden-clears-walkways-before-roads/

 

Adam Ponting - Great Essays and Essayists

http://www.adamponting.com/great-essays-essayists/

 

The Guardian - The US Hidden Empire Overseas

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2019/feb/15/the-us-hidden-empire-overseas-territories-united-states-guam-puerto-rico-american-samoa

 

Rolling Stone - Jill Abramson Plagiarized My Writing

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/jill-abramson-jake-malooley-plagiarism-interview-794257/

 

Other

Nietzsche Family Circus

http://www.nietzschefamilycircus.com