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The Guardian, Sep. 8, 2018
The YouTube stars heading for burnout: ‘The most fun job imaginable became deeply bleak’
Katherine Lo is a researcher into online communities at the University of California, Irvine. For her, it’s not simply the frequency and consistency of content creation that lead to burnout, but the specific nature of the work required to keep audiences engaged, which includes being active on social media, interacting with fans, and other roles beyond writing, presenting and editing. “This kind of labour is often invisible but very taxing and a major contributor to occupational stress,” Lo explains.

U.S. News & World Report, Sep. 11, 2018
8 College Majors With Great Job Prospects
“We’re in an era where data is readily available, easy to collect, and people appreciate the value of making decisions based on empirical data,” says Daniel Gillen, professor and chair of the department of statistics at the University of California—Irvine, which launched a new bachelor’s in data science degree in 2015.

Money, Sep. 7, 2018
‘There Is a Danger in This Being Drawn Out.’ Why Experts Say Amazon Needs to Settle on an HQ2 Location Now
Preserving public goodwill is important for Amazon because of what it’s asking for. Amihai Glazer, an economics professor at the University of California, Irvine, tells MONEY that wherever HQ2 goes, the locals need to support the incentives.

Healio, Sep. 7, 2018
Past rulings may provide insight on how Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh may impact health careSupreme Court Justices can surprise, noted Michele Goodwin, the University of California Irvine School of Law Chancellor’s professor, pointing out how John Roberts, a Republican, cast the critical vote that decided the government had the authority to control some aspects of the Affordable Care Act, the creation of former President and Democrat Barack Obama.

Science Trends, Sep. 11, 2018
Toddlers Prefer Those Who Win Fairly But Are Averse To Those Who Win By Force
In the study, a team of researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark and the University of California-Irvine demonstrated that human toddlers showed high levels of affinity towards those who “fairly” win a confrontation, and are naturally averse to those who use force to win.

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