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Daily Archives: December 19, 2022

Are Standardized tests going the way of the Dodo?

NYLI – ABA closer to eliminating them for law school admission – “… Bill Adams, managing director of ABA accreditation and legal education recently stated that: Today, the Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar approved a change in ABA standards affecting the language of requiring law schools to have a ‘valid and reliable’ test. The council amended the recommendation of its Strategic Review Committee and proposed a revised standard to eliminate the requirement for each applicant for the 2025-26 admissions cycle for the 2026-27 entering class…”

Robot vacuum companies say your images are safe, but a sprawling global supply chain for data from our devices creates risk.

MIT Technology Review: “…The data collected by robot vacuums can be particularly invasive. They have “powerful hardware, powerful sensors,” says Dennis Giese, a PhD candidate at Northeastern University who studies the security vulnerabilities of Internet of Things devices, including robot vacuums. “And they can drive around in your home—and you have no way to control… Continue Reading

The Stable in Stable Coins

Federal Reserve Borad, December 16, 2022 – The stable in stablecoins – Garth Baughman, Francesca Carapella, Jacob Gerszten, and David Mills: “Stablecoins have garnered much attention as a key part of the emerging decentralized finance (or “DeFi”) ecosystem, and as a potential way to pay for goods and services. Stablecoins facilitate trades on crypto exchanges,… Continue Reading

Stop Stealing Sheep, 4th edition

“After four decades as one of the world’s best-selling introductions to designing with type – including editions in Korean, German, Russian, Portuguese, and even Thai – Stop Stealing Sheep & find out how type works continues to educate, entertain, and enlighten design students and type lovers around the globe. In this fourth edition[Free fulltext, PDF],… Continue Reading