Books

2:48am

Thu March 7, 2013
Author Interviews

The 'Big Data' Revolution: How Number Crunchers Can Predict Our Lives

Originally published on Sat April 13, 2013 11:52 am

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When the streaming video service Netflix decided to begin producing its own TV content, it chose House of Cards as its first big project. Based on a BBC series, the show stars Kevin Spacey and is directed by David Fincher, and it has quickly become the most watched series ever on Netflix.

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5:38am

Wed March 6, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: 'Superman' Artist Quits Amid Uproar Over Author's Views On Homosexuality

Orson Scott Card, the Ender's Game author tapped to work on an upcoming issue of DC Comics' "Adventures of Superman," has referred to homosexuality as "deviant behavior."
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6:44am

Tue March 5, 2013
Author Interviews

Jeb Bush: Legal Residency, Not Citizenship, For Illegal Immigrants

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during the Republican National Convention in August in Tampa, Fla.
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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, the son and brother of presidents, says the United States should overhaul its laws to make immigration easier and to give illegal immigrants a way to legal residence, not citizenship.

Bush lays out his plan with co-author Clint Bolick in the new book Immigration Wars. Bush tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that they propose legalizing undocumented immigrants "after there is a recognition that if people come here illegally, they have to pay a fine or do community service [and] make sure they don't commit any serious crimes."

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6:01am

Tue March 5, 2013
Author Interviews

Colorado Authors, Poets Inspire New Generation of Writers

Author Connie Willis
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Internationally acclaimed science fiction writer (and Colorado native) Connie Willis will be a featured presenter at the 12th annual Rosenberry Writers' Conference at the University of Northern Colorado.

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5:00am

Tue March 5, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Male Authors Still Get Far More Coverage, Survey Shows

Author Jennifer Weiner, who has been outspoken about gender bias in book coverage in the media, pictured in 2005.
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