With CRISPR, humans can create their own evolutionary future

Kevin Davies explains the rise and controversies of a powerful gene-editing tool. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-20 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Google and Facebook: voracious giants with the power to create the future

The internet powerhouses are using their billions to challenge in sectors far removed from their original business modelsThe webs biggest consumer companies make the bulk of their incomes, and have built up vast assets, from targeted advertising. It accounts for around 90% of Facebooks revenue... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Just when we need it, ‘Humans’ reminds us what it means to be human

“Humans of New York” author Brandon Stanton shares 16 photos from his globe-spanning new book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-06 13:53:03 UTC ]
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Penguin to buy Simon & Schuster, create publishing giant

German media giant Bertelsmann says that its Penguin Random House division is buying rival Simon & Schuster Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-11-25 20:24:15 UTC ]
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Future swoops to buy GoCompare

Magazine publisher says acquisition will strengthen its content and ecommerce offer. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2020-11-25 09:46:45 UTC ]
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Quiz: Create Your Perfect Night In and Get a #Relatable Comic Book Recommendation

Create your perfect night in with this quiz to find a #relatable comic book that can be read in a single sitting. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-24 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Industry collaboration 'essential' for a sustainable future, FutureBook hears

Long-term industry-wide collaboration is "essential" for a greener future, but sustainable measures can be put in place now, delegates at The Bookseller's Futurebook conference have heard. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-20 04:39:13 UTC ]
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Grand Central Publishing Creates Nonfiction Imprint

Hachette Book Group’s Grand Central Publishing division has formed GCP Balance and hired Callisto Media’s Nana K. Twumasi to head it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson creates new division focused on D2C relationship building

Pearson has created a new direct-to-consumer division, hiring senior talent from Warner Bros to help lead it.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 06:07:40 UTC ]
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Deep Dive: How the future of publishing is taking shape in the ongoing coronavirus crisis era

Digiday’s Deep Dive: The Future of Publishing, is a collection of videos and key takeaways from our recent Publishing Summit Worldwide Live . The post Deep Dive: How the future of publishing is taking shape in the ongoing coronavirus crisis era appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-11-17 15:18:24 UTC ]
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Structure and human connection 'critical' for home workers, FutureBook hears

Staffers are falling into “dangerous patterns” as a result of working from home during the pandemic, delegates at The Bookseller's Futurebook conference have heard.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 12:10:11 UTC ]
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Job cuts on the way as Frankfurt Book Fair considers future plans

The Frankfurt Book Fair has warned job cuts are on the way as director Juergen Boos outlined future “modernising” plans that will see virtual events play a larger part in future fairs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-13 02:55:29 UTC ]
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Can Science Fiction Help Us Govern for the Future?

Authors Kim Stanley Robinson and Malka Older discuss how storytelling can help us govern for the future. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-11-11 14:15:00 UTC ]
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Vintage Español Joins PRH Grupo Editorial USA To Create PRH Español

Headquartered in Miami, Penguin Random House Español dedicates more than 20 employees to PRH's Spanish-language content. The post Vintage Español Joins PRH Grupo Editorial USA To Create PRH Español appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-09 16:41:37 UTC ]
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PRH Creates New U.S. Spanish-language Division

Penguin Random House has formed Penguin Random House Español, a new Spanish-language publishing division, consolidating the resources of Vintage Español and Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial USA. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Stanfords launches crowdfunder as coronavirus puts future in 'grave danger'

London map and travel book specialist Stanfords has launched a £120,000 crowdfunding campaign and warned that the coronavirus crisis has put its future in “grave danger”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-04 05:05:13 UTC ]
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Pang wins Royal Society Science Book Prize with 'instruction manual for humans'

Dr Camilla Pang has won the £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize for her debut Explaining Humans (Viking), written as an instruction manual for a world she had difficulty understanding due to her Autism Spectrum Disorder. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 02:40:20 UTC ]
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52 Incredible Picture Book Biographies of Black People Creating and Leading

Check out wonderful picture book biographies of inspiring Black icons, including Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-26 10:33:00 UTC ]
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Abigail Dean | 'It is meant to be a novel about humanity and hope'

Girl A, the novel that was the centre of a bidding frenzy on both sides of the Atlantic, looks set to catapult Abigail Dean into the bestseller lists Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 05:10:18 UTC ]
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Why this Brooklyn library is betting on a future that’s bigger than books

Brooklyn’s Greenpoint library and environmental education center, by Marble Fairbanks and Scape, points to a climate-literate future. Here’s how. I have spent a lot of time in libraries in my day. But not one like this.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-10-23 12:15:29 UTC ]
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