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Marketplace for Wednesday, May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

Marketplace for Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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If big money doesn't support Trump, does it stay home?; a look at the mechanics of counting votes; and Hulu announced it would offer a low-cost streaming package of television channels.

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To visualize climate change, think about water

May 4, 2016
Changes to the water cycle can have severe economic repercussions, a World Bank report says.
A boat dock is left in the dried bed of Huntington Lake, Californina, in 2014. A World Bank report says climate change could have a severe economic impact on some regions of the world.
MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

How the AP calls political races

May 4, 2016
Media use public data to determine electoral outcomes faster than the government can.

How to think like a computer

May 4, 2016
Co-author Brian Christian talks about how we can use algorithms in our everyday lives.

Flint's troubles mount as home prices fall 21 percent

May 4, 2016
The lead-contaminated water crisis appears to be scaring home buyers away, driving prices down sharply since early 2015.
A Flint sewer department flag marks where lead water lines are being replaced. Flint continues to work through the effects of water contamination.
Brett Carlsen/Getty Images

Hulu confirms plan to launch new TV streaming service

May 4, 2016
The on-demand streaming is adding subscribers and is now going after the so-called ‘skinny’ cable bundle.
Garrett Heath (Flickr Creative Commons)

If big money doesn’t support Trump, does it stay home?; a look at the mechanics of counting votes; and Hulu announced it would offer a low-cost streaming package of television channels.