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Putting the Semantics into Semantic Versioning [article]

Patrick Lam and Jens Dietrich and David J. Pearce
2020 arXiv   pre-print
While it is questionable whether a version number can adequately characterize version compatibility in general, we argue that developers would greatly benefit from tools such as semantic version calculators  ...  This imposes obligations on and yields benefits for downstream developers, especially since changes can be breaking, requiring additional downstream work to adapt to.  ...  We thank Chintan Patel for developing tools to identify some of the breaking changes we used as examples, and Laurian Angelescu, Max Dietrich, Leo Meyerovich, and Lucas Wojciechowski for valuable insights  ... 
arXiv:2008.07069v1 fatcat:khw5phyplrdcrpi24xyz644nt4

How Private Insurers Regulate Public Police

John Rappaport
2016 Social Science Research Network  
In a recent empirical study, Professor Joanna Schwartz found that some police agencies do feel, in a budgetary sense, the impact of financial payouts. 3 2 4 It is not the case, as many have believed, 3  ...  such that, if they do regulate too loosely, we might tighten the screws on the insurers as a way of squeezing the police.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2733783 fatcat:c64tlodxabd7pjwtqtdszfevd4

Who Should Read This Book [chapter]

2016 Securing the Outdoor Construction Site  
This organization is very typical for Unix databases -so much so that it is often possible to  ...  Case study: generating HTML code for a tabular list Let's suppose that we want to put a page of tabular data on a web page. We want the first few lines to look like Example 9.5.  ...  If you need to fetch and save one web page from a given URL, point and click (or type and click) is fine. But for web forms, you're going to use a keyboard.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-802383-9.00019-8 fatcat:5cxlhe2k4fbjzfwouwq6qa7iqe

Taxed Out: Illegal Property Tax Assessments and the Epidemic of Tax Foreclosures in Detroit

Bernadette Atuahene, Christopher R. Berry
2018 Social Science Research Network  
Controlling for purchase price, location, and time-of-sale, we show that residential properties with higher assessment ratios sold in Detroit since 2009 were more likely to experience a subsequent tax  ...  This Article is the first attempt to measure the impact of unconstitutional tax assessments on property tax foreclosures.  ...  We have studied only residential properties with structures that were purchased by non-investors, and so we cannot speak to the many foreclosures affecting vacant lots, commercial properties, or investor-owned  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3202860 fatcat:feasmxkt4raplil74xejxm2c5u

JSE 32:1 Spring 2018 Whole Issue PDF

Kathleen E. Erickson
2018 Journal of Scientific Exploration  
The authors would like to offer a special thanks to JSE Reviewer Paul Smith and to JSE Associate Editor Roger Nelson for their suggestions and input.  ...  Empirical studies are needed to begin to answer some of these questions. In addition, when discussing hypnosis, religion, and spirituality, Dr.  ...  A month in the Army hospital followed, where he regained some of his memories and was released, but almost immediately went AWOL and took a bus back to Utah.  ... 
doaj:fc8d7b487be74877a7bcb333bf9f1e14 fatcat:nreamijiw5ai5low5zl6kp6k2y

Personalizing solidarity? The role of self-tracking in health insurance pricing

Liz McFall
2019 Economy and Society  
The emergence of self-tracking technologies and their adoption and promotion in health insurance products has been characterized as a threat to solidaristic models of healthcare provision.  ...  Self-tracking can be readily imagined as an element in an ongoing bio-political redistribution of the burden of responsibility from the state to citizens but it is not clear that such a scenario could  ...  Acknowledgements The paper was helped along its way by a solidaristic network of insurance scholars especially Ine Van Hoyweghen, Gert Meyers, Turo-Kimmo Lehtonen, Tom Baker, Geoffrey Clark, Hugo Jeanningros  ... 
doi:10.1080/03085147.2019.1570707 pmid:31057333 pmcid:PMC6474732 fatcat:3252tt7m3zc7baqrf4fota4b6a

Can Energy Markets be Trusted? The Effect of the Rise and Fall of Enron on Energy Markets

Jacqueline Lang Weaver
2003 Social Science Research Network  
The question is: Do we move forward in electricity markets, learning from past mistakes, or do we go back to a less complex system that, whatever its inefficiencies, never produced the chaos that now enshrouds  ...  It is ill-equipped to do so and efforts invariably back-fire to the detriment of consumers.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.471942 fatcat:457s6mr7lvczrdtb4ejdbvjw34

Great Power Blame Game: The Ongoing War of Words Over COVID-19

Melissa Conley Tyler, Asialink, Tiffany Liu, Asialink
2020 Melbourne Asia Review  
We also need to prevent value destruction on account of unimaginative policy.  ...  We need to come up with a blueprint for a staggered approach to get us out of the unsustainable country-level total lockdown.  ... 
doi:10.37839/mar2652-550x2.17 fatcat:umdd6tuh2rgwnaiyuzwtsutovq

Charismatic Code, Social Norms, and the Emergence of Cooperation on the File-Swapping Networks

Lior Strahilevitz
2002 Social Science Research Network  
have created personalized web pages that can be viewed by other web surfers, or why tens of thousands of teenagers feel the need to blast their favorite music from the speakers of their automobiles or  ...  It is safe to say that during the year 2000 Napster became the killer app du jour. 7 A.  ...  Similarly, the record labels or their allies might release a Kazaa patch that either magnifies the extent of the free-riding on Kazaa, defaults users into freeriding, or, as the Kazaa Lite application  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.329700 fatcat:gzn4j4uewbdk7deund3qa7wase

Reflecting on the Subject: A Critique of the Social Influence Conception of Deterrence, the Broken Windows Theory, and Order-Maintenance Policing New York Style

Bernard E. Harcourt
1998 Michigan law review  
Eig explains: For one thing, she rarely writes tickets. While we are out on patrol one night, a car rolls through a four-way stop sign without even pausing.  ...  But the humble question is still an impor tant one. How do we define minor disorder?  ... 
doi:10.2307/1290289 fatcat:amwzxd3tmrfkljmzosanfktpki

Collection Management Matters: The DataBase Dance: Waltzing with a Big Budget Cut

Glenda Alvin
2015 Against the Grain  
Specifics on Doing the Work Because we need to prepare weekly shipments with a lean staff, we have found a few ways to achieve maximum efficiencies.  ...  Midler didn't want to do the commercial, so an ad agency got a license from a copyright holder. A back-up singer who could imitate her voice did the song. And was told to sound like her.  ...  It was his birthplace, his parent's workplace, and where he studied as an undergraduate. He returned to pay a stunning tribute: " Midwest Library Service  ... 
doi:10.7771/2380-176x.7057 fatcat:7dokmhpbw5b75m2gnpbulnfftu

Transplantation and Mutation in Anglo-American Trust Law

Joshua Getzler
2009 Theoretical Inquiries in Law  
In the early nineteenth century, authoritative treatise writers such as James Kent and Joseph Story represented Anglo-American trust law as a seamless web.  ...  The changes made to American trust doctrine yield a paradox for the legal, social and economic historian, namely that republican America ended up with a more dynastic property law, more wedded to dead  ...  . 19 How are we to understand botched legal transplants?  ... 
doi:10.2202/1565-3404.1220 fatcat:sg2hfmeifjfsdaouyqasisu5wq

Charismatic Code, Social Norms, and the Emergence of Cooperation on the File-Swapping Networks

Lior Jacob Strahilevitz
2003 Virginia law review  
APP.  ...  It is safe to say that during the year 2000 Napster became the killer app du jour. 7 A.  ... 
doi:10.2307/3202355 fatcat:3vszx7ogjfcglob2lskrhivugy

Pizzagate, Pedogate - inside Podesta's emails [article]

Victor Christianto
2020 Figshare  
This is an insightful discussion on pedogate links of certain secrecy emails, Podesta emails etc.New book release (2020).  ...  Rather than fight amongst ourselves or give up and roll over and play dead as the elite no doubt desires us to do, we must join forces in order to optimize our chances of defeating them.  ...  However, referring back to the known web slang used by pedophiles, "chicken" is slang for "young boy."  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.12423758 fatcat:6uvipoushjbfdpzcioynxuewre

Regulating Genetics

Kerry Abrams, Brandon L. Garrett
2014 Social Science Research Network  
We identify two modes of genetic testing: identification testing, used to establish a person's identity, and predictive testing, which seeks to predict outcomes for a person.  ...  We particularly critique data-driven legislation, and we argue that judges, legislators, and scholars should focus squarely on the individual and government interests at stake.  ...  When legal actors focus on collection of genetics data, they may do so directly and assess whether there are ethical concerns with doing so; we view that as preferable to indirectly regulating genetics  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2473728 fatcat:7tmnbxhv7rgxbejukxjspj3eoe
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