Obama Backs Decriminalising Marijuana

President Barack Obama said states could overhaul their laws to discourage marijuana the same way “we’ve been able to discourage a lot of other bad things that people do” — like using tobacco. His comments to Kansas City-based KMBC during a series of interviews Thursday afternoon with local television stations, the same day that Washington…


Tech: Raplyzer Algorithm Determines Which Rappers Have the Best Flow

Data mining student Eric Malmi recently created Raplyzer, an algorithmic program that analyzes hip-hop lyrics by gauging the best multi-syllable rhymes, and ranks rappers on the basis of their so-called flow. Currently, Wu-Tang Clan member Inspectah Deck holds the number one position, followed by the likes of Rakim and Earl Sweatshirt. While computerized programs are not…

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