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Reading about the future is no longer a simple intellectually exercise; it’s an act of self-preservation. Also, it’s fun when the books are this exciting and the ideas are this game-changing. Whether you’re into space travel, data, engineering, or social engineering, there’s a must-read coming for you.
The Future of Books Tomorrow...Today! E-books will continue to grow, but print will remain a large portion and probably capture a majority of dollars spent for the near future. If there's a reason to be bearish on print, it's the shuttering of physical bookstores (although indie bookstores are experiencing a bit of a comeback ).
Most importantly, using the device in these ways felt like an investment in the future of books and reading. Each Kindle book I bought was a vote with the wallet: yes – digital books! Every note I took, every underline I made was contributing to a vast lattice collection of reader knowledge that would someday manifest in ways beautiful or interesting or otherwise yet unknowable.
Our Future Book is composed of email, tweets, YouTube videos, mailing lists, crowdfunding campaigns, PDF to .mobi converters, Amazon warehouses, and a surge of hyper-affordable offset printers in ...
This is what's on Bill Gates' 2019 summer reading list: War, blood and the future of capitalism. Bill Gates' 2109 summer reading list is shaped by his attraction to books about upheaval.
A flood of new books hits the market every day. Hardly any of them, sadly, are worth reading, but there are some that are worth reading, pondering, considering, engaging, and then reading again. So it is with the books on this list.
The appreciation of Defoe’s nuances regarding loneliness, class, and race only emerged later as I re-read the book when I was older. At the time, probably around eight years of age or so, Robinson Crusoe was just a fun read that stuck with me through the years. But, I digress a bit. In actuality, it was a comic book that led me to the story.
That’s another post. Or book. Note, there are scores of incredible books about teaching and learning, from When Kids Can’t Read by Kylene Beers, to seminal works from Tomlinson, Marzano, and Atwell, to “new learning” stuff like The World is Flat, and classic works we don’t even begin to cover from Thorndike, Dewey, Piaget, and others. The big idea of this list was a well-rounded look at learning and education, rather than strictly pedagogy, or strictly ed-reformy content.
I’ve fielded quite a lot of questions recently about the future of the Baker City Herald and The Observer in La Grande but I’ve found myself, often as not, pondering instead the newspapers’ pasts. This is no small thing, no small span. Our legacies are considerable, the history of our
There are a whole lot of pictures to make you smile in this book--no need to scroll social media for them, a copy of this book has a whole bunch. I read Better Together fairly quickly but it is a good book to go through mindfully thinking about the quotes and the pictures. It would make a fun friendship gift. Here are a couple of my favorite ...