Read — 2018/05/19

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles:

  1. Santa Fe, Texas, high school shooting leaves 10 dead, 10 wounded” (CBS News, 2018-05-19). What will you do about it?
  2. Tired brains see the world in a very different way“, by Elysium Health (Endpoints, 2018-04-26). Short-term sleep loss can negatively affect cognitive functions; long-term sleep loss can lead to higher levels of stress, disease, hunger (and hence, often, weight gain), and mental health issues.
  3. Are my friends really my friends?“, by Teddy Wayne (NY Times, 2018-05-12). Is technology making our friendships “thin”?
  4. How shoddy statistics found a home in sports research“, by Christie Aschwanden & Mai Nguyen (FiveThirtyEight, 2018-05-16).
  5. Learning and earning” (The Economist, 2017-01-14).
  6. Emma Stone on being the new face of Louis Vuitton: ‘It’s literally like being in “Pretty Woman”‘“, by Alexandra Marshall (W Magazine, 2018-02-28). Also from W Magazine: Emma Stone’s red-carpet looks.

Robots:

  1. Lilo & Stitch : ‘meega nala kweestra’“, by Disney (YouTube clip, 30s).