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Archive for June 28th, 2018

June 28th, 2018 - 11:48 am § in Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Schools & Colleges

What if Girls Are Not so Good At Programming?

A UW instructor in comp sci recently got flamed on for raising the possibility that women are less good at math and comp sci.  Stuart Reges’own Chair lashed out saying that such an idea violated the Dept’s commitment to training women. As a scientist and, hopefully as a rational human, [...]

June 28th, 2018 - 11:25 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Ex-spokesman says ICE lies to the public

A former ICE spokesman who quit in March went on TV Thursday to tell the public the agency lies. “James Schwab told CBS News on Wednesday that he became ‘extremely uncomfortable’ in February when Attorney General Jeff Sessions made false statements about immigration raids in Oakl[...]

June 28th, 2018 - 9:35 am § in Misc.

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June 28th, 2018 - 8:25 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

In the midst of Trump’s war on Obamacare, there is another huge disruptive force, Amazon.  

Amazon buys online pharmacy PillPack I predicted this several months ago.  When Amazon bought Whole Foods it seemed to me that the best part of that deal was real estate.   Having parking and a presence in better-off neighborhoods was perfect. The rest of the puzzle was  the absolute mess of dru[...]