Posts Categorized: politics

I am speaking about the ethics involved, not just the science, ie where is the fine line of gene editing in utero? Everyone gets hyperbolic about Crispr allowing people to tailor children to their exact Continue Reading…

Most of you know I have problems with Uber. Of course, idealism is out the window when there’s savings or convenience (even if you risk some insurance company not paying a claim)… just like privacy is Continue Reading…

These differences in search, which I have posted before, still astound me.  Inequality in web search trends, by “easy places to live” and “hard places to live” Wow.http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/19/upshot/inequality-and-web-search-trends.html?_r=1&abt=0002&abg=0   Pardon Continue Reading…

They were the original hipsters. They love their sweaters, beards, lumberjack look, indie pop, and apparently The Big Lebowski. They also are markedly homogeneous, with a wildly close knit population Continue Reading…