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In China, coal rules cut sulfur emissions, but data manipulation is a concern

Enlarge / HUAINAN, CHINA – JUNE 16: A smokestack from a coal fired power plant is seen next to an abandoned former paper factory near the site of a large floating solar farm project under construction by the Sungrow Power … Continue reading

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Dive into the Supreme Court Case Requiring Police to Get Warrant for your Cell Phone Location Data

Carpenter v. United States – Supremes require police to get a warrant if they want your cell phone location data.The United States Supreme Court just decided what is widely viewed as a major privacy case.  As a result, of the … Continue reading

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Gathering Institutional Learning Outcomes Data

As law schools engage in outcomes assessment a key question involves how to collect institutional data on student achievement.  In A Simple Low Cost Institutional Learning Outcomes Assessment Process, I suggest one way to engage in data collection that requires … Continue reading

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Verizon and AT&T will stop selling your phone’s location to data brokers

Ars Technica: “Verizon and AT&T have promised to stop selling their mobile customers’ location information to third-party data brokers following a security problem that leaked the real-time location of US cell phone users. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) recently urged all … Continue reading

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Announcing Microsoft Research Open Data – Datasets by Microsoft Research now available in the cloud

“The Microsoft Research Outreach team has worked extensively with the external research community to enable adoption of cloud-based research infrastructure over the past few years. Through this process, we experienced the ubiquity of Jim Gray’s fourth paradigm of discovery based … Continue reading

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