Lightning repeat as Stanley Cup champions

Eduardo A. Encina TAMPA, Fla. — For more than five months, through the most unique and unpredictable of NHL seasons, the Lightning propelled themselves toward this moment in history. Winning the most sacred trophy in sports — 34 ½ pounds of shiny nickel and silver alloy — was so redeeming, they had to do it […]

Abnormal Engineering Stories, Episode #2: Future of ML Platform

Over the last three years building our ML-based cybersecurity products at Abnormal Security, I’ve benefitted enormously from discussions with colleagues in the ML space. This podcast aims to make some of those conversations available. In our second episode of Abnormal Engineering Stories, Nico Koumchatzky and I discuss the future of ML platform, what it means to be […]

3 injured, 1 critically in East Garfield Park shooting

CHICAGO — Three people were shot in the city’s East Garfield Park neighborhood Wednesday night, leaving one of the victims in critical condition, according to police. Police said a 24-year-old woman, 27-year-old woman and 35-year-old man were near the sidewalk in the 3500 block of West Lake Street at approximately 7:28 p.m. when they heard […]

Critical Race History in Texas

In late December 2015, Constance Hollie-Jawaid and I were still working on the final plans for the dedication ceremony for a Texas state historical marker commemorating the Slocum Massacre. The fight to get the marker approved had been grueling, and, on that particular day, we had traveled to Palestine, Texas, to meet with the marker […]