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Favorite Rejects 2023-03-23
NEW: Jo Boaler of Stanford is the most influential math-education expert in the country. She’s helping draft a framework for how California should teach math. But critics say her claims don’t always add up. My cover story on the math wars. 🧵 chronicle.com/article/the-di…
It’s crazy to me that past decade or so, money was free, everyone hired like crazy and big tech barely shipped anything. Now somehow everyone is galvanized, competing and Microsoft, Google, even Adobe are shipping features, products and cloning startups on a weekly basis.
When covering traffic cameras, it would be nice if journalists mentioned the projected reduction in injuries and deaths, not just the expected revenue.
Lots more speed and red light cameras coming to DC. @MayorBowser proposing increasing number of cameras from 140 to 482. Projecting additional $578 million per year in annual revenue. Part of her FY24 budget @nbcwashington https://t.co/NvfwBAFUk4
Mark Segraves @SegravesNBC4
Italian cuisine was invented almost from whole cloth by Americans during the postwar period, and in some cases (eg, parmesan from Wisconsin) are more "authentic" than the current DOP Italian counterparts ft.com/content/6ac009…
"The rule imposed a speed limit on US airspace. Not a noise standard, which would make sense. A speed limit."
The Chinese government has de facto control of any company whose senior management is is physically in China. If you don’t do what you’re told you’re told you disappear. It has used this control multiple times just in the last year.
‘ByteDance is not owned or controlled by the Chinese government’ — TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew addressed U.S. lawmakers’ concerns over who owns the popular social media app https://t.co/ZeLxPbLCQQ
The utility of a standardized test is that it lets you compare across different schools in a system.
“Kids in those elite private schools are exposed to a robust comprehensive curriculum. There is no annual testing there. Why are we doing it to our poorest, most vulnerable children? No one has given me a good answer to that question” YES @JamaalBowmanNY https://t.co/h8zZs01xvj
Annie Abrams @anndaraabrams
Gotta get her booked on Tucker Carlson to bolster support for Ukraine among the fascism-curious. https://t.co/DigySMHXxV
Italian PM Giorgia Meloni slams critics for demanding immediate ceasefire negotiations in Ukraine and explains why this would hand victory to Putin https://t.co/5bw3e1fPiU
Business Ukraine mag @Biz_Ukraine_Mag