We've talked about it before and people have accused sites of censorship for moderating or dropping comments sections altogether, but trolling, spamming and off-topic comments are a big, and often expensive, problem for websites.
Well, Google to the rescue. They're testing a system called Perspective that they say will be able to spot problem posts and either flag them or disallow them or let the [...]
I heard a football players parent was causing hell at Mater Dei because of the free rides Mater Dei has been giving out to the recent transfers. So much so that the Mater Dei staff including the AD had to have a closed door meeting regarding the issue. That is a big reason why Mater Dei did not want this info leaking out regarding paid tuition, to avoid situations like this. Now I understand why M [...]
In the opening round of the CIF Division 1A basketball playoffs 6'4" Sophomore DJ RODMAN (Son of HOFer Dennis Rodman) scored 30 points in the win against El Toro High School. Two nights later in a road game at Compton Dominguez to play the favorite and 7th seeded Dons DJ RODMAN rallied the Sea Kings from a 19 point deficit to win by 10 leading a 49 point second half by scoring 40 points for t [...]
This is where this web site has gone. Over the top comments every day. You cannot reason with the unreasonable. Why even try. Let the name calling begin............
Jeffrey Medford, a small-business owner in South Carolina, voted reluctantly for Donald Trump. As a conservative, he felt the need to choose the Republican. But some things are making him feel uncomfortable — parts of Mr. Trump’s tra [...]
Interesting - threee Trinity teams finished, #2, #5, #8; in the CIFSS Central division championships.
Bosco - Servite - MD, in that order. Servite was down this year compared to previous years but still a great program since their AD took over the program. Bosco always in the running for the top spot as usual. The team that has really evolved over the past 3-4 years is the MD team. The MD wrestling p [...]
A striking feature of the U.S. stock market is that it persistently does better under Democratic presidents than Republican ones. In a 2003 paper, Pedro Santa-Clara and Rossen Valkanov found that regardless of how they sliced the data, returns were substantially better for Democrats. Since then, with the poor returns under President George W. Bush and the strong returns under President Barac [...]
Rather than diverting every thread with it, how 'bout we try to keep the discussion in one place?
The electoral college, as conceived, served a number of purposes. One was to give less dense states a more equal voice in electing the president. Another was to balance power between religions and political philosophies, which were very regional at the time - still are, to a great extent. And another, [...]
Had to catch up on my knowledge of Steve Bannon. Some of his ideas influencing Trump
Fourth Turning The film, Generation Zero, which can be viewed on YouTube, was largely based on a theory laid out by William Strauss and Neil Howe in the 1990s in two remarkable books, Generations and The Fourth Turning. Bannon interviewed both Neil Howe and myself at length (Bill Strauss had died in 2007) about it [...]