The IMDb keywords that have the highest level of correlation with nominations are “family tragedy,” “whistleblower,” “Pulitzer Prize source,” “physical therapy,” “domestic servant,” and “Watergate.”
Technology alone can’t fix the crazy broken American healthcare system. You need to really think about the people and clinical processes involved.
Health Informatics, Northeastern University
Cultural Anthropology, New College of Florida
Computer Science, University of Bern
You might be thinking: Why would anyone need a fancy iPhone to measure various surfaces’ flatness when you could just use a good old-fashioned level? The answer, of course, is: Why would anyone need a fancy level when you could just use a good old-fashioned iPhone?
How would Martin Luther King feel if he were still alive today? Barack Obama may be President, but for millions of black Americans life is shockingly deprived: a black man today is more likely to be imprisoned than in apartheid South Africa.
The mass imprisonment of black people in America today has been described as “The New Jim Crow”. Blacks account for 13 per cent of drug users, but 37 per cent of defendants. They receive sentences that are 20 per cent longer than white men for identical crimes.
—Tim Wigmore, “The War on Drugs is killing Martin Luther King’s Dream” (via hipsterlibertarian)