days are meaningless linked list: hospital algorithms, books reduce recidivism, dining as a couple

This Algorithm Accidentally Predicted Which Hospital Patients Were Most Likely To Die – neat! (thanks Dan!)

To reduce recidivism rates, give prisoners more books – win-win!

The Economics of Dining as a Couple – funny, and the best part is the standard disclaimer at the bottom: “This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.” For the record, David and I are somewhere between options 2 and 3.

A theory of creepiness – a little more philosophical than I usually like, but I found it interesting.

Blame BP for Deepwater Horizon. But Direct Your Outrage to the Actual Mistake. – yeah, many of these types of failures are systemic and build up over a long period of time.

Texas Put Under Court Supervision After Lying to Voters About Illegal ID Rules – sigh

How the Maker of the EpiPen Made Government Its Ally – yeah, this is the problem with…lobbyists, I guess? Something is wrong here.

More than a hundred Star Trek cast and crew sign off on anti-Trump letter – random, but neat I guess!

Firefox is eating your SSD – here is how to fix it

1 thought on “days are meaningless linked list: hospital algorithms, books reduce recidivism, dining as a couple”

  1. Re dining: The article is good but it appears to be mostly aimed at people who have no allergies, are not at all picky, and eat about 4000 calories a day.

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