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URLs of wisdom (January 31st 2015)

URLs of wisdom is a weekly round-up of interesting links about topics at the intersection of people, science and technology.


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The US political divide on views toward Muslims and Islam | Pew Research Center

Mapping US party affiliation to attitudes towards different religions. Sharp contrast:

Party affiliation is not the only factor that correlates with differing views toward Muslims and Islam.

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A Petition to Protect our Privacy

As we allow our selves to step further into the newly developed digital age we are exposing our personal lives and our private information to this grey area that hasn’t been fully protected. 298 more words

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This should blow your mind—Americans think terrorism should be President Obama’s
top priority, according to a recent Pew Research survey.

Let’s follow this logic for a moment… 235 more words


Changing Planet

Not the Ecology or the Environment, But the People!

And, it’s not just the people that are changing, but the demographics of “who” we are. Listening to a financial guru this morning made me stop and think about the statistics of our American demographics. 494 more words

Algorithms For Life

Pew: Obama In One Word ... "Incompetent" , But A "Good Man"

Pew: Americans Say Obama Is A “Good Man” Who Is “Incompetent”

” As President Obama finishes the touches on his seventh State of the Union Address, to be delivered tonight at 9 P.M.

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France Has A History Of Anti-Semitism And Islamophobia | FiveThirtyEight

Beyond the anecdotes, hate crime data (chart above) and public polling:

Public opinion surveys might offer some further insight into how Islamophobia is changing in France.

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