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Looking up

My son and I recently started reading this book called Look Up. It features a character called Jamal who is always looking down at his phone – nicknamed ‘silly phone’ by his sister, Rocket - to the extent that he is missing out on key events of life (his sister being adorable), things that could... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-30 03:55:58 UTC ]
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How George Floyd's death gave bite to a book called 'Sure, I'll Be Your Black Friend'

Ben Philippe pitched "Sure, I'll Be Your Black Friend" as a humorous guide. But as the world changed, he allowed himself to explore his own anger. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-26 18:53:10 UTC ]
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Amy Klobuchar: Breaking up Facebook ‘has to be on the table’

The Minnesota senator is tackling antitrust issues with a new law and a new book: “We’ve got to look at everything when it comes to putting rules in for tech.” Antitrust may become Senator Amy Klobuchar’s signature issue, and if things go right, the pinnacle achievement of her years in Congress.... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2021-02-05 00:00:32 UTC ]
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Fossils Waiting to Be: On Stoicism in the Anthropocene

IN 1788, the Scottish geologist James Hutton published a book called Theory of the Earth, and time got longer. Hutton’s careful scrutiny of the Cairngorm mountains in the Scottish Highlands, and later the Salisbury Crags in Edinburgh, convinced him that the geological processes that shaped the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-11-16 18:00:36 UTC ]
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Rethinking fairytales as feminist fables is rescuing them, not ruining them | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

A new collection of rejigged tales gets much closer to the spirit of these stories than the ‘traditional’ versions we’re force-fed There’s a book called Politically Correct Bedtime Stories, written by James Finn Garner, which used to be on my parents’ shelves, and is now on mine. Published in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-04 09:00:13 UTC ]
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The Central Park Five’s Yusef Salaam on life after wrongful conviction

When Yusef Salaam was 15, he and four other teenage boys were falsely accused of raping a woman in New York's Central Park. Salaam was imprisoned for nearly seven years before he was exonerated. His life story has inspired a new book called... Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2020-10-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sparking joy: Alan Kohler's walk on the wild side rocks ABC | The Weekly Beast

ABC’s finance reporter turns heads with Lou Reed and Patti Smith books. Plus: Jon Faine becomes accidental ad manMany television reporters and presenters have been working from home since the pandemic struck but none have nailed the home-based TV set quite like Alan Kohler. The ABC’s finance guy... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-28 00:33:53 UTC ]
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Showdown at the Translation Saloon: On Lawrence Venuti’s “Contra Instrumentalism: A Translation Polemic”

I AM CURRENTLY EDITING a book called Translation: Crafts, Contexts, Consequences — a collection of new essays exploring the topic from a broad range of perspectives — and recently received a piece written by two prominent neuroscientists. It is a fascinating contribution, which presents... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-08-02 12:30:22 UTC ]
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How to watch the full John Bolton interview on ABC News live without cable

John Bolton, who has faced criticism over his new book ‘The Room Where It Happened,’ will appear in his first interview on ABC. Here’s how to stream the full interview live. If President Trump thought his weekend couldn’t get any worse after last night’s lackluster rally in Tulsa, he should... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-06-21 13:04:25 UTC ]
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What to Make of Isaac Asimov, Sci-Fi Giant and Dirty Old Man?

The Sensuous Dirty Old Man (1971) is credited to “Dr. A”… but “the secret is out,” admits a paperback edition, naming the author as Isaac Asimov, “undoubtedly the best writer in America” per the Mensa Bulletin. A response to a then-popular book called The Sensuous Woman, Asimov’s book instructs... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-14 08:48:40 UTC ]
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Q&A: How AI Is Expected to Have a $19 Trillion Economic Impact by 2035

Artificial intelligence is expected to create more value for global businesses than the current worth of the entire United States economy over the next 15 years. That figure--$19.2 trillion--comes from an economic model commissioned for a new book called The AI Age by Adam Riccoboni, managing... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-03-11 21:34:01 UTC ]
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The Rise of AI-Capitalism: An Interview with Nick Dyer-Witheford

LAST MONTH MARKED 20 years since the publication of a strange, prescient book called Cyber-Marx — a steampunky title which betrays the rigor of its analysis. By historicizing the technologically juiced metabolism of turn-of-the-century capitalism, Nick Dyer-Witheford sought to revivify Karl Marx... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-03-11 17:00:22 UTC ]
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What you can do about climate change, today

The authors of the new book ‘The Future We Choose,’ which outlines possible outcomes of the climate crisis, explain how you can make the choices today that will create the best possible world in 2050. A new book called The Future We Choose lays out two scenarios for the future: what 2050 looks... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-02-24 06:01:25 UTC ]
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Gave up on your New Year’s resolutions? Recharge your creativity with this no-nonsense advice

Some good f*cking advice for creative roadblocks. So you gave up on your New Year’s resolutions. I’m sorry to hear that. It sounds like you might need some tough love to get back on track. And while I’m not going to give that to you, Jason Bacher, Brian Buirge, and Jason Richburg will.... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-02-22 07:00:34 UTC ]
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These Bad Things

One night, when he was seven or eight, she read her son a story from a book called These Bad Things. It was surprisingly scary, and she knew she should stop, but they were so far in. She wanted to see how it ended. The post These Bad Things appeared first on Guernica. Continue reading at 'Guernica'

[ Guernica | 2019-12-23 19:30:20 UTC ]
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When Your Family Figures Out You’re a Writer… and Loves You For It

My first baby is two years old, arms draped around my neck, cheek pressed into my chest. The scent of his musky head is inebriating. I read him a book called Baby Mickey’s Nap. He is convinced that if Mickey naps, he should too. We are still inchoate; neither of us know it, but we […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-19 09:47:36 UTC ]
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Telling the Story of Hong Kong, by Will Hagle

Cultural Cross Sections Will Hagle Photo courtesy of the author Following decades of British colonial rule to the rapidly tightening grip of mainland China and all the stories told about that chunk of land along the way, Hong Kong has grown accustomed... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-12-17 15:28:20 UTC ]
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Some lessons from the MIT Media Lab controversy

When the news first broke that the MIT Media Lab had a close relationship with deceased billionaire and convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, some saw it as a momentary lapse in judgment, and there was widespread support for Media Lab director Joi Ito. But then New Yorker writer Ronan Farrow... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-10-03 10:50:57 UTC ]
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Plan A's Andrew Essex: 'The industry is ripe for reinvention'

What do you do after writing a book called “The End of Advertising?” If you’re Andrew Essex, you co-found an advertising company.  
 The advertising veteran launched Plan A last year, he says, with a different model in mind than the traditional holding company; “a leaner model, a lighter... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-12 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Three easy creative ways to advance your career

The author of ‘They Don’t Teach Corporate in College’ reflects on what she’s learned from almost getting fired twice to building a successful consultancy. Fifteen years ago, I was a twenty-something living in New York, who had narrowly survived my first two jobs in the professional world. I’d... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-09-11 12:00:43 UTC ]
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