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In Boston, two warring factions have been partnered in an unlikely, decades-long truce, their aggressive tendencies controlled by an unspoken, yet universally understood set of rules of engagement. That truce may soon be shattered. Boston pedestria…

Publishing in science used to mean submitting your work to a scientific journal, a process involving rigorous scientific review (usually). Lately some people haven't bothered to wait for that process to run its course, and just put out a press rele…

Last week a long list of distinguished technology, business and government leaders published a letter urging support for a new program in NYC called "Computer Science For All" (#CS4All). This program, and programs like it, are critically important t…

This month’s USA Hockey Magazine celebrated the national tournament winners at each age group. Unfortunately, the print edition went out with the boys teams pictured as the victors for both the boys’ and girls’ tournaments. While this was surely an…

There's a lot going on at Applied Invention, and I wanted to highlight some specific talent that we're currently in the market for. If you have any interest or questions please email me at 'dd' at this domain. The first two positions are with our…

The media have gotten the message out big time: the 2014 global temperature was a record high (here's the Huffington Post version and AP articles, but you can find the story everywhere). There have been three valid criticisms of the record temper…