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Bernie Gets Doused by Clinton's Perfume

By Matt Johnson, The Systems Scientist

There is so much to unpack after watching this spirited debate. Compared to the previous debate, which included Martin O’Malley and his “What about me, guys?” look, this debate took on a whole new personality. 668 more words

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Analyzing a Crime Pattern of a General System

By Matt Johnson, The Systems Scientist

Crime is an important indicator of the attractiveness of a city in Urban Dynamics. This means it’s important to consider and recognize because it could and often does have a negative and adverse affect on a city as well as individual parts of a city. 608 more words

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Promoting and Funding Science: A Constitutional Directive

Originally published on March 24, 2014 in the Iowa State Daily, this was my first argument for increasing the funding of the federal science budget. As history illustrates, we all benefit from a viable and productive science budget in the form of jobs, technology, health, and security, just to name a few positive outcomes. 796 more words

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The The - The Mercy Seat

The closer to Matt Johnson’s 1986 album ‘Infected’. Around this time, Matt’s work was like a shinier, poppier version of his good friend Jim ‘Foetus’ Thirlwell’s vision. 14 more words

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Interview Series: Abdi Warsame, CCM of Minneapolis

By Matt Johnson

In this interview with Larry King from September of 2015, Abdi Warsame, City Council Member (CCM) for the 6th Ward in Minneapolis, discusses the challenges and goals of being a city council member while dealing with foreign policies from his unique perspective. 167 more words

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Sundance Recap: "Operation Avalanche"

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I wanted to give “Operation Avalanche” a higher star rating because at its core is a really fun and smart and cool idea, but I spent a good chunk of my time looking down at my watch to see how much longer I had to sit in the theater. 231 more words

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Patterns of the 5th Ward: Unemployment

By Matt Johnson

Patterns provide us with some insight into the behaviors of systems. With one pattern, say unemployment, it’s a simple behavior and it shows us a piece of the picture. 645 more words

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