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22 Feb 19
Strokecast

Inspire Cafe Podcast I had the honor of appearing on Kathy De La Torre’s The Inspire Café podcast. She started the podcast to understand what makes a person resilient. She explains her motivation like this: I am fascinated with the stories of human resiliency…. What makes these people tick?  What became their turnaround, ah-hah moment […]

22 Feb 19
The Norwegian American

Farmed v. wild salmon Eric Stavney Mukilteo, Wash. This is the part one of a two-part article. This issue: Is farmed salmon as healthy to eat as wild salmon? Next issue: Is salmon farming safe for the environment? The next time you’re near the meat counter or looking at a seafood restaurant menu, consider ordering […]

22 Feb 19
Variety

Sundance and the Grammys. Here’s where to trip a little light fantastic and celebrate in style, forget disappointments and, best of all, reconnect with loved ones or yourself. FAMILY GETAWAYS Disney magic: Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, Disneyland, Anaheim, Calif. The Disneyland Resort is expert at handling VIPs and the 948-room Grand Californian is its […]

22 Feb 19
Confessions Of A Christian Freak

Columbia Pictures 1982 R “I don’t care if he killed one hundred people. We are scientists, not moralists.” He’s an indestructible man fused with powers beyond comprehension. An unstoppable terror who in one final showdown will push Chuck Norris to his limits, and beyond. A mentally ill man in a small Texas town goes on a […]

22 Feb 19
James D. McCaffrey

Suppose you have some system that predicts the ordering (ranking) of items and you want to compute a measure of prediction accuracy. It’s a bit of a tricky problem. One approach is to use what’s called Discounted Cumulative Gain (DCG). In my example below, there are six items to rank. The correct ordering is (1, […]

22 Feb 19
HEAVENLY PERSONAL & ENTREPRENEURIAL BRANDING SERVICES

As of today, this Jussie Smollett business has officially gone on for an entire month. To recap, on January 22nd, Smollett allegedly received a MAGA-sponsored death threat.  Then a week later, he was allegedly attacked. Over the next few days, folks like Kamala Harris, Bobby Rush and Ellen DeGeneres weighed in with commentary and support […]

22 Feb 19
Iowa Climate Science Education

Twenty-four media organizations, including The Washington Post, NBC Universal, and Fox News, have sided with the conservative National Review and free market-leaning Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) over a defamation lawsuit brought by a leading climate scientist. The organizations, which also included the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Civil Liberties Union of the District […]

22 Feb 19
Hyperallergic

Inserting contemporary work throughout Toronto’s encyclopedic museum is a way to surprise regulars and tell new stories.

22 Feb 19
aiacolumbia

Friday, March 1st at 12pm 2350 Foreman Street Cayce, SC 29033 $15/AIA Columbia Member $20/Non-Member EVENTBRITE REGISTRATION Join us for a project tour / CEU and learn about the brewery planning process and brownfield site redevelopment – tour will be led by local architect + brewery co-owner Scott Lambert and will conclude with a catered […]

22 Feb 19
Karen K. Ho

I quit Twitter a few weeks ago. My friend Ben saw my anxiety publicly flare up in an argument with a Not-All-Man, sent me the “It’s Time to Stop” GIF on Facebook Messenger, and demanded my login information so he could change it all and lock me out. I did not argue or protest. It […]