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McDonald’s Liable for Employees’ Treatment, Labor Board Rules »

In a key decision that could pave the way to unionization for thousands of fast food workers, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that McDonald’s is jointly responsible for…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »

Merck Announces Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results »

Dateline City: WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. Second-Quarter 2014 Non-GAAP EPS of $ 0.85, Excluding Certain Items, and GAAP EPS of $ 0.68 2014 Full-Year Non-GAAP EPS Target of $ 3.43 to…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »

Why you should fire your CIO »

GUEST POST Image Credit: Tyler Merbler/Flickr On what seems like a weekly basis, we see new technologies – from wearables to eye-tracking smartphones – emerge and promise to wedge their…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »
Health

Why Fi: Airplane Mode on the Ground, Part 1 »

(Part 1, in which our fearless leader decides to slightly up the navel-gazing ante…) The wind in Cabarete, on the…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »

Can we finally put the EMR effectiveness debate to rest? »

The health IT field has been weathering a scholarly back-and-forth regarding the effectiveness of electronic health records for at least…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »

Letting You In »

For somebody who likes to write, my output is meager. About 20 published short stories, a short story compilation, five…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »
Science

Health Sciences News Digest 7.29.2014 »

The latest news and features from the UW Health Sciences and UW Medicine: Alzheimer’s Coordinating Center director talks about burden of dementia Epidemiologist Walter Kukull addresses the growing incidence of Alzheimer’s. UW epidemiologist William Kukull has devoted his public health career to the study of…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »

Among meats, beef has a beefy environmental footprint »

Andreas Beer When people talk about reducing their “carbon footprint,” transportation and energy use in the home usually get all the attention. Diet deserves to be a part of that conversation, too, however. The global agricultural system is complex, and not all food choices are…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »

California’s Deadly Lightning Storm ‘Impossible’ to Predict, Experts Say »

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predict a lightning strike would turn a day of carefree fun into one of terror. The phenomenon so rare that lifeguards…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »
Sports

NBA, Clippers eager for Sterling out, Ballmer in (Yahoo Sports) »

The NBA and the Los Angeles Clippers are ready to move on, even if Donald Sterling wants to keep fighting. Move on to Steve Ballmer,…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »

Michigan Basketball: Wolverines’ Best Situational Lineups for 2014-15 »

When it comes to Michigan basketball, head coach John Beilein loves to switch up his rotation and usually has interchangeable parts he could move in…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »

It’s ‘Jeff Gordon Day’ at Indy for record 5th time (Yahoo Sports) »

With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as…

Jul 28 2014 / Read More »
Technology

Instasheep: Coder builds tool to hijack Instagram accounts over Wi-Fi

This isn’t the only way Instagram and sheep are related. Sean Gallagher Stevie Graham, a London-based developer, recently submitted a bug report to Facebook outlining what he saw as a security vulnerability in Instagram that would…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »
Business

McDonald’s Liable for Employees’ Treatment, Labor Board Rules

In a key decision that could pave the way to unionization for thousands of fast food workers, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that McDonald’s is jointly responsible for employees’ treatment by the brand’s franchise…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
Politics

U.S., EU Boost Sanctions On Russia

The United States is escalating sanctions on the Russian economy nearly two weeks after the shootdown of a civilian airliner over eastern Ukraine and amid growing violence along that country’s border with Russia. President Barack Obama…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »
Entertainment

Who Will Be the Next Bachelor: Nick V., Farmer Chris or Grumpy Cat?

Who is the next star of The Bachelor? After The Bachelorette star Andi Dorfman made her choice, fans’ attention quickly shifted from Nick or Josh to who would star in the next installment of the popular…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »
Health

Why Fi: Airplane Mode on the Ground, Part 1

(Part 1, in which our fearless leader decides to slightly up the navel-gazing ante…) The wind in Cabarete, on the north shore of the Dominican Republic, is relentless. Blowing mostly east to west, it bends the…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »
Science

Health Sciences News Digest 7.29.2014

The latest news and features from the UW Health Sciences and UW Medicine: Alzheimer’s Coordinating Center director talks about burden of dementia Epidemiologist Walter Kukull addresses the growing incidence of Alzheimer’s. UW epidemiologist William Kukull has…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
Sports

NBA, Clippers eager for Sterling out, Ballmer in (Yahoo Sports)

The NBA and the Los Angeles Clippers are ready to move on, even if Donald Sterling wants to keep fighting. Move on to Steve Ballmer, who paid a record price for the team and is now…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »
Spotlight

Woody Allen’s Annie Hall

Annie Hall. 1977. USA. Directed by Woody Allen These notes accompany screenings of Woody Allen’s Annie Hall on July 30 and 31 and August 1 in Theater 3. With the release of Magic in the Moonlight…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »

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