Daily Dec Roundup – Feb. 2nd, 2015

Photo: Akron Rail Road Club.

Photo: Akron Rail Road Club.

 

 

Philadelphia and the “Bomb Trains”

Joel Mathis, Philly Mag

– Over the weekend, 11 cars from an 111-car CSX train derailed in South Philly.

 

 

Wage law hits nonprofits

Claudia Vargas, The Inquirer 

– Mayor Nutter’s order troubles some who say they would like to comply but can’t afford to.

 

 

Penn grad and city activist to run for City Council

Bryn Ferguson, The Daily Pennsylvanian

– Public education and Asian-American activist and 1993 College and 1996 GED graduate Helen Gym will run in the Democratic City Council at-large elections that will take place Nov. 3.

 

 

OkCupid co-founder Christian Rudder is bringing his ‘Dataclysm’ to Philly

Tony Abraham, Technical.ly Philly

– You’ve liked Facebook statuses. You’ve probably tweeted a tweet or two on Twitter. You may have even Googled something on Google. All that data you create everyday is helping data scientists better understand how humans behave — both online and off.

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