Tuesday, June 19

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Tanner’s Take: Finding valuable life lessons in a sports cliche -30-

This is my collegiate recap, something of a career-ending column to remember the past four years. So let’s take a look back. My first lesson in the Daily Bruin Sports section was to never use the tired phrase that coaches and players love to recycle: “We’re just taking things one game at a time.” It’s a boring cliche that tells the reader nothing. Read more...

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Tabatha Lewis: LAPD’s predictive algorithm is inaccurate, dehumanizes offenders

Steven Spielberg, in his 2002 movie “The Minority Report,” played out the hypothetical in which an organization can predict crimes before they happen. The Los Angeles Police Department is about 10 years late to the game, and it looks like it’s taking the department more than 145 minutes to see why trying to predict crime is an inherently problematic strategy. Read more...

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