The Boston Globe, Aug. 20, 2015 Ethics, law collide in questions over spotlighting Ashley Madison leak
“Your old model of privacy was, ‘OK – things that are inside of this box are secret and things that are outside of this box are not secret.’ That certainly doesn’t apply now, when the boxes that your things are in are not your own,” said Nick Seaver, a cultural anthropologist who has studied digital privacy at the University of California, Irvine’s Center for Social Computing.
Quanta Magazine, Aug. 20, 2015 The case for complex dark matter Quanta Magazine spoke with James Bullock, [professor of physics and astronomy at the University of California, Irvine] about complex dark matter, how this mysterious mass might behave, and the best places in the universe to find it.
Orange County Register, Aug. 19, 2015 Why many Orange County riders got off the bus “Orange County is expensive, which means that the pool of low-income but employed workers, who are the usual base of a bus system, is probably limited here,” said [Kevin] Roth, who studies transportation economics at the UCI Institute of Transportation Studies. “And if rental and housing prices are going up, they are likely driving out this population.
Daily Mail, Aug. 19, 2015 Why your toddler’s vocabulary at age two can predict their success in later life Adds George Farkas, professor of education at the University of California, Irvine, who coauthored the study: “Early interventions that effectively increase the size of children’s oral vocabulary may help at-risk 2-year-olds subsequently enter kindergarten classrooms better prepared academically and behaviorally.”
China Daily, Aug. 21, 2015 Not your father’s Chinese restaurant Many Chinese restaurateurs are attempting to redefine the cuisine in America, according to Yong Chen, professor at the University of California, Irvine … “In the past two decades, such efforts have become more visible … more professionally trained chefs and more affluent and more informed diners in Chinese restaurants” are helping drive the trend.