Over 900 images of HIV/AIDS UK graphics & campaigns now uploaded at http://www.hivgraphiccommunication.com

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Law Professor's Response to Black Lives Matter Shirt Complaint

A first year law school student wrote a complaint about her professor having worn a Black Lives Matter T-shirt during class. The professor’s response is priceless.

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ENDORSE.

Real Men Pack Glue Guns

Thank you @JLeoNYC
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ACLU launches legal battle to allow researchers to do anti-discrimination testing of algorithms and platforms.
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Drawing the Line: How redistricting turned America from blue to red
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New York City public schools to offer free tampons to students
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So You Want to Organize a Very Large Protest March

So you want to organize a very large protest march? There's no one better to ask than Leslie Cagan. Leslie has helped organize some of the biggest marches in recent history. To name just a few:

I interviewed Leslie in November 2015. Both Leslie and I have lightly edited the text below for clarity.

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Ten Challenges to the Use of Data Visualization in Human Rights

In January 2016, my colleagues and I from an interdisciplinary research group at NYU (#NYUhrviz) asked a group of human rights researchers and advocates about the challenges they face when using data visualization. Mixing formal interviews with informal discussion, we found that responses revealed a few common themes. Drawn from this modest sample, here are ten questions on the minds of the rights professionals we spoke to, challenges that complicate and impede the use of data visualization in human rights work.

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Ooh, sparkly new Los Angeles geodata portal! Much data, so map: http://geohub.lacity.org. More about it here.
Los Angeles Geohub home page
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Poverty drop in Africa not correlated to GDP, but to countries building local infrastructure.
Rates of poverty change in 33 African countries between 2011-2015
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Tales of $100k+ student debt earn headlines, but real problem is 1/3 can't repay loans under $5000.
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These gorgeous posters from Buenos Aires to tell you that life is better by bike
Bikes are better for your heart Bikes are better for your knee Bikes are better for your stomach Bikes are better for your head
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@RikersBot tweets one story a day from a prisoner at Rikers Island. Via
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Facebook Is Throttling Nonprofits and Activists
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New stamps promoting LGBT equality worldwide unveiled at the UN:
Four LGBT-themed stamps
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Searching for a code fix and finding out about all the delightful things you can no longer do with deprecated APIs.
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Senate to outsource tedious task of writing legislation to industry regulated by same legislation
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Robot lawyer answers basic legal questions about things like parking tickets. If it thinks you can appeal, drafts a legal letter.
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Jailed but Innocent: Record Number of People Exonerated in 2015
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While you sleep, the DreamLab app uses your smartphone’s computing power for cancer research
Twitter  29 January 2016 | LINK


More? See January’s archives.
Or December’s.