Four short links: 20 July 2017

Data Analytics

Source: O\’Reilly Radar
Four short links: 20 July 2017

SQL Equivalence, Streaming Royalties, Open Source Publishing, and Serial Entitlement


  1. Introducing Cosettea SQL solver for automatically checking semantic equivalences of SQL queries. With Cosette, one can easily verify the correctness of SQL rewrite rules, find errors in buggy SQL rewrites, build auto-graders for SQL assignments, develop SQL optimizers, bust “fake SQLs,” etc. Open source, from the University of Washington.

  2. Streaming Services Royalty Rates Compared (Information is Beautiful) — the lesson is that it’s more profitable to work for a streaming service than to be an artist hosted on it.

  3. Editoriaopen source web-based, end-to-end, authoring, editing, and workflow tool that presses and library publishers can leverage to create modern, format-flexible, standards-compliant, book-length works. Funded by the Mellon Foundation, Editoria is a project of the University of California Press and the California Digital Library.

  4. The Al Capone Theory of Sexual Harassment (Val Aurora) — The U.S. government recognized a pattern in the Al Capone case: smuggling goods was a crime often paired with failing to pay taxes on the proceeds of the smuggling. We noticed a similar pattern in reports of sexual harassment and assault: often people who engage in sexually predatory behavior also faked expense reports, plagiarized writing, or stole credit for other people’s work.

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Four short links: 20 July 2017

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