Weekly Web Harvest for 2019-08-04
- Ethan Mollick on Twitter: “Interesting paper on unexpected discrimination in online ads: women see less ads for STEM job openings because they click them (and other ads) more. That makes ads for women more expensive, so a gender-neutral ad bidding system
- NUKnightLab/sql-mysteries: Inspired by @veltman’s command-line mystery, use SQL to research clues and find out whodunit!
There’s been a Murder in SQL City! The SQL Murder Mystery is designed to be both a self-directed lesson to learn SQL concepts and commands and a fun game for experienced SQL users to solve an intriguing crime.
- Hospital checklists are meant to save lives — so why do they often fail? : Nature News & Comment
This article hits on so many things that cause failures in so many initiatives.
“They were 95% the same, but that 5% made it work for them,” he says. “Every one of these hospitals thought that theirs was the best.”
- Museum 2.0: Rowboats and Magic Feathers: Reflections on 13 Years of Museum 2.0
- Animal Extinction: Caring for the Last of a Species – The Atlantic
When animals die out, the last survivor is called an endling.