While Herman Cain was wrapping up a rough week in Washington, five of his fellow GOP presidential contenders were in Iowa Friday night for the state GOP's Ronald Reagan Dinner. Cain and Mitt Romney skipped the Iowa event, and in fact, they've spent little time courting Iowa voters, though that hasn't hurt their standing in the polls. Host Scott Simon talks local politics with Kathie Obradovich, political columnist for the Des Moines Register.
Natasha Balac runs a two-day boot camp out of the San Diego Supercomputer Center for people from all types of industries to learn the tools and algorithms to help them analyze data and spot patterns in their work.
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