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How Reading Makes Us More Human – The Atlantic

Link: How Reading Makes Us More Human – The Atlantic It’s the kind of thing writer Joyce Carol Oates is talking about when she says, “Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul.” Gerd

Who Are MOOCs Most Likely to Help? – Good inout via The Atlantic

Link: Who Are MOOCs Most Likely to Help? – Good inout via The Atlantic f you’ve become a true believer in the power of massive open online courses (MOOCs) and other “disruptive” web-based programs to break the cost spiral of higher education, you should read

Spotify – rewriting the music business ?

Link: Spotify – rewriting the music business ? according to internal Spotify data, after an initial burst of interest that resembles the pattern for sales of music, a funny thing happens. Songs in the company’s catalog are played again and again, with no diminution in

JESS3 on the changes at Newsweek

Link: JESS3 on the changes at Newsweek The so-called “death of Newsweek” seems like a major blow to the magazine industry, and perhaps the larger print media industry, but that’s like saying winter is a major blow to the convertible industry October 27, 2012 at

YouTube commissions more content

Link: YouTube commissions more content YouTube, of course, which this week revised its new strategy of commissioning its own video content for its channels. Last year, the Google offered a million dollars each to 100 video creators in exchange for original content that would be

Here’s The Problem With Our Economy – Business Insider

Link: Here’s The Problem With Our Economy – Business Insider These and other factors have contributed to the most radical redistribution of wealth that the United States has ever seen. Since the late 1970s, the country’s assets and income have moved steadily from “average” Americans

Seven Themes for the Coming Decade | World Future Society

Link: Seven Themes for the Coming Decade | World Future Society Gray Boom + Go East = Medical Tourism Sharply rising medical costs in the U.S. will trigger a boom in medical tourism, in particular for anti-ageing treatments and elective surgery. Gray Boom + Era