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Cause of Death: Melanin | Evaluating Death by Police Data

December 10, 2015
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Cause of Death: Melanin | Evaluating Death by Police Data

Widespread attention towards the death of black men by police has sparked protests and public outrage in many a city. Recently, the Federal Government has launched an investigation into the conduct of the entire Chicago police department. However, by p...

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Cause of Death: Melanin | Evaluating Death-by-Police Data

December 10, 2015
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Cause of Death: Melanin | Evaluating Death-by-Police Data

Widespread attention towards the death of black men by police has sparked protests and public outrage in many a city. Recently, the Federal Government has launched an investigation into the conduct of the entire Chicago police department. However, by protests and videos popping up all over the country, the apparent problems of police abuse do not appear to be...

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The Unreported War On America’s Poor

November 18, 2015
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The Unreported War On America’s Poor

The Democratic firebrand Bernie Sander's keeps harping on this point about income inequality in the United States, yet I have to wonder, how bad is it really and do we care?First off, there is a legitimate reason to ask, if we should care. After all, t...

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The Unreported War On America’s Poor

November 18, 2015
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The Unreported War On America’s Poor

The Democratic firebrand Bernie Sander's keeps harping on this point about income inequality in the United States, yet I have to wonder, how bad is it really and do we care?First off, there is a legitimate reason to ask, if we should care. After all, throughout history, nations have gotten more wealthy with some people getting a bit more...

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What it means to be a US Veteran Today

November 13, 2015
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What it means to be a US Veteran Today

Six easy graphs that tell a big story:1. You represent a much small portion of the American people than veterans in the 1980s. The different lines represent different income quantiles with the 1st being the lowest income and the 4th being the highest income. We can see that veterans formerly had the highest representation among the top quartile. This...

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What it means to be a US Veteran Today

November 13, 2015
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What it means to be a US Veteran Today

Six easy graphs that tell a big story:1. You represent a much small portion of the American people than veterans in the 1980s.2. You currently have the highest risk of being classified as poor for any time period since 1980. Since 2005, the rate of pov...

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The Traveling Vampire Problem

October 30, 2015
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The Traveling Vampire Problem

Let's say you are a vampire and you would like to figure out the shortest route to visit the supple necks of N maidens. But, there is only so much time in any night!You can fly from location to location, ignoring barriers.With a few maidens, the problem is trivial.However, as you entice more and more maidens you find the task...

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The Traveling Vampire Problem

October 30, 2015
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The Traveling Vampire Problem

Let's say you are a vampire and you would like to figure out the shortest route to visit the supplenecks of N maidens. But, there is only so much time in any night!You can fly from location to location, ignoring barriers.With a few maidens, the problem...

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Diagnosing the Multilevel Marketting Trap: How MLM Survives Only through New Entrants

October 23, 2015
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Diagnosing the Multilevel Marketting Trap: How MLM Survives Only through New Entrants

Over the years I have been amazed by how many friends of mine who seem otherwise very intelligent have gotten involved in Multilevel Marketing (MLM).And, as most people who have been involved with these organizations, all of my friends involved in thes...

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Diagnosing the Multilevel Marketting Trap: How MLM Survives Only through New Entrants

October 23, 2015
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Diagnosing the Multilevel Marketting Trap: How MLM Survives Only through New Entrants

Over the years I have been amazed by how many friends of mine who seem otherwise very intelligent have gotten involved in Multilevel Marketing (MLM). And, as most people who have been involved with these organizations, all of my friends involved in these organization have ended up after many hours and sometimes years of effort with less return for their...

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