Gravity's Rainbow

botany, shoes, books, and justice

UK passengers revolt over airport retail taxes No, the savings will not be passed on to the consumer

Bernie and O’Malley release strong policy plans addressing police brutality; now waiting on Hillary

Online library of animal sounds

Guess what happened when heavily armed white men decided to roam the streets of Ferguson

Kansas officials stonewall mathematician investigating voting machine “sabotage”
I bet they didn’t keep the records they were supposed to…

Debate Summary

Robots more likely to take “male” jobs
But “women’s” jobs often explicitly exempted from employee protections, e.g. home health aides

Apple is testing a Siri voicemail transcription service
Google did this with voice and it was awesome. But that service has been so neglected…

Self-centered people who become famous scientists

Children Beating Up Robot Inspires New Escape Maneuver System

How Lobbying Works

We don’t really care about automobile accidents

Google ordered to remove links to stories about Google removing links to stories

Stopping Universities From Hoarding Money

Baltimore men march 35 miles to DC to protest inner city violence; national media hardly notices

Look, Trump’s Policies Are Nativist Populism

The Slaughter

The Mastery of Non-Mastery On the PKK

How to think about Islamic State

Cancer cells programmed back to normal by US scientists

are they charlie?

Many of today’s links via 3QD

September 16, 2015
by sarcozona

Not actually a lot of jobs

Someone said today that there are a lot of jobs in my field and offered up a spreadsheet of crowdsourced openings as evidence. My university graduates more PhDs in this field every year than there were jobs on that list.