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What did we learn from Equifax's security breach?

What happened with Equifax?

In March this year a security vulnerability in Apache (web server software) was patched and released to the Apache community. Any CSO or CIO worth their salt would have… 458 more words


Designing Learning Pathways

Is it possible to design our own Adaptive Learning System?

Our students have been successfully working for four years with i-Ready, an adaptive online assessment and instruction program for reading comprehension. 241 more words

Primary School

Think like a Data Scientist: A pile of figures...

How to choose the best Data Scientist

What if I told you that data is really just a pile of figures that doesn’t make sense if you don’t know how to use it? 696 more words

Data Science

Washington State Releases Update On Legalization Findings – High Hopes Are Rewarded

by Justin Strekal, NORML Political Director

September 22, 2017

In their second formal assessment on the impact of legalization in the wake of the implementation of I-502, the Washington State Institute for Public Policy (WSIPP) issued the next regularly scheduled report – and suffice to say, the news was very positive, unless you are still relying on tired and debunked prohibitionist talking points. 173 more words


Naughty, naughty: cherry-picking and data beautification

Once, a fellow scientist told me that their lab had published lots of papers without using the right controls for their experiments. What’s more, they said they’d tried to repeat the experiments later, but were never able to get the same results as in the paper. 1,745 more words


Poll: Majority of Pa. voters support legalized marijuana

by Sam Wood, Staff Writer | samwood@phillynews.com

The Philadelphia Inquirier

September 21, 2017

Support in Pennsylvania to fully legalize marijuana has reached a record high, according to a poll published Thursday by Franklin and Marshall College. 199 more words


‘Stealth Bus’ no more!

by Jon Bez, Metro’s Logistics Manager

If you’ve waited at a bus stop, watching your favorite bus app to find out when your bus will arrive, you might have been frustrated by what the app sometimes showed you: A bus that suddenly appeared with no warning or a bus that seemed to jump from “way early” to “way late” or vice versa. 527 more words