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  • Passion and Perseverance: Angela Duckworth’s <em>Grit</em> Hits Stores Today Education | May 03, 2016 Passion and Perseverance: Angela Duckworth’s Grit Hits Stores Today

    — One of the most talked-about new books in education is Angela Duckworth’s Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, and it’s available for purchase today. The book is the culmination of years of research on the titular concept—an elusive blend of purpose and persistence that Duckworth believes may be paramount in determining high-level...

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  • New Videos: Douglas Rushkoff Dismantles the New Economy for <em>Big Think</em> Economics | May 02, 2016 New Videos: Douglas Rushkoff Dismantles the New Economy for Big Think

    — Media theorist Douglas Rushkoff surveys the modern economy and sees a broken machine, stubbornly plodding along on old software. We’re stuck in the past, he says, blindly following the outdated principle of “growth above all.” But we have the ability to change. In his latest book, Throwing Rocks at...

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  • From Page to Screen: Margaret Atwood’s <em>The Handmaid’s Tale</em> Hits Hulu in 2017 Authors | May 02, 2016 From Page to Screen: Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale Hits Hulu in 2017

    — On Friday, Hulu announced that it will be adapting Margaret Atwood’s seminal 1985 novel The Handmaid’s Tale into a 10-episode series, set to air sometime in 2017. Elisabeth Moss—best known for her role on AMC’s Mad Men—will star as Offred, while Bruce Miller of The 100 fame will direct....

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  • Lavin Weekly #35: Jackson, Seaman, Robison, & Heffernan Exclusives | April 29, 2016 Lavin Weekly #35: Jackson, Seaman, Robison, & Heffernan

    1. Prison to the Pen: Mitchell S. Jackson’s The Residue Years Comes to Vimeo...

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  • First Look: Amber MacArthur’s New Book, <em>Outsmarting Your Kids Online</em> Digital and Social Media | April 28, 2016 First Look: Amber MacArthur’s New Book, Outsmarting Your Kids Online

    — With the advent of the Internet, accessing mass amounts of information has become quicker and easier than ever. And while this is a boon to industries and individuals alike, it doesn’t come without its drawbacks. In her new book Outsmarting Your Kids Online: A Safety Handbook for Overwhelmed Parents, author and digital strategist Amber MacArthur dissects...

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  • Clinton, Trump Winning Same States for Different Reasons: Derek Thompson in <em>The Atlantic</em> Politics | April 28, 2016 Clinton, Trump Winning Same States for Different Reasons: Derek Thompson in The Atlantic

    — In this morning’s Atlantic, senior editor Derek Thompson reveals a curious trend in the presidential primaries: where Hillary Clinton is winning, so is Donald Trump. Despite heavy losses west of the Mississippi, both candidates have won a stretch of 15 contiguous states—from Louisiana along the Gulf and up the...

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