Could your library be doing more to support students’ educational transitions? The LIRT Transitions to College Committee is pleased to announce its new web project, 187 more words
Tags » News Roundup
MIT Technology Review reports that Chicago’s experiment in predictive policing isn’t working. Data scientists developed a list of a few hundred people likely to commit a shooting; police, however, ignored the predictions, primarily because nobody told them what to do with individuals on the list. 519 more words
People killed by police, 2016. 728 and counting.
Now including a 73-year-old librarian who was roleplaying for a training exercise. And yet we will continue to trust that department with guns. 220 more words
People killed by police, 2016. 703 and counting.
“A Virginia jury convicted a white police officer for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager, William Chapman, who was accused of shoplifting.” Not the first person Stephen Rankin has killed, either. 291 more words
And it’s not just any performers Trump won’t pay. It’s adorable little girls. “In an article posted this morning, Jeff Popick, the man who wrote the song and the father of the youngest Freedom Girl, informed the Washington Post that he plans… 410 more words