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Bookstores sue over book rating law (July 27, 2023)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Two bookstores in Texas are suing over a new Texas law that requires them to rate books on their appropriateness and prohibits "sexually explicit" material from libraries.

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Big Data’s Prospects for Big Results

Posted on · They say everything’s bigger in Texas. But does that apply to data, too? Rice University Statistics Professor Genevera Allen sees great potential in identifying patterns, trends and associations in “big data” that could have implications for human behavior and health. All we need are the tools to crunch that data. But just what do we […]