Weekly Web Harvest for 2018-04-08
- LOOK: Temple puts Twitter handles of players on football jerseys for spring game – CBSSports.com
—I’m still finding it hard to believe this is real
Instead of last names on the back of jerseys, the school put the Twitter user names of its players ahead of Saturday’s game.
- Experience: I was swallowed by a hippo | Life and style | The Guardian
time passes very slowly when you’re in a hippo’s mouth.
- For years, Facebook has been secretly deleting Zuck’s messages from his correspondents’ inboxes / Boing Boing
Facebook confirmed that starting in 2014, Facebook began covertly deleting the personal messages Zuckerberg had sent to Facebook users, allegedly in response to the hacking of Sony Pictures.
Within hours of Techcrunch’s story, Facebook announced that it would extend this feature to other Facebook users.
Even as Facebook was ensuring that its CEO could sanitize his public records, it was deceiving its users by claiming that when they deleted the private videos they’d uploaded, the videos would disappear — instead, Facebook permanently retained these videos.
- Some datasets for teaching data science · Simply Statistics
This dataset includes gun murder data for US states in 2012. I use this dataset to introduce the basics of R program.
- The Eviction Lab
The Eviction Lab at Princeton University has built the first nationwide database of evictions. Find out how many evictions happen in your community. Create custom maps, charts, and reports. Share facts with your neighbors and elected officials.