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A few years ago, Ned Johnson and Bill Stixrud started noticing the same problem from different angles.
Here is the story of the brilliant, eccentric designers, developers, and denizens (often teenagers and twentysomethings) of the PLATO system, a computer network so far ahead of its time, and with a list of hardware and software innovations so long, that it's almost inconceivable that it actually existed—and existed so long ago—only to fade almost entirely from public view.
At the heart of this groundbreaking book are two urgent questions. What do our young children need in the earliest years of school, and how do we ensure that they all get it.
“Reading with Patrick could be the most affecting book you’ll read this year.
At a time when we are constantly being asked to retrain and reinvent ourselves to adapt to new technologies and changing industries, this book shows us how we can uncover and develop talents we didn’t realize we had—no matter what our age or background.
In emotionally charged spoken-word poetry, Livingston shares a message of hope and hard truths, declaring that education can become an equalizer only if we first acknowledge the inequality and racial divides holding back America’s future.
Intriguing and inspirational, this book is a call to look outward rather than inward.
Harvard Business School Professor of Strategy Bharat Anand presents an incisive new approach to digital transformation that favors fostering connectivity over focusing exclusively on content.
—Brandon Stanton, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Humans of New York
The inspirational account of the creation of a pathbreaking inner-city middle school in Brooklyn, New York, by the magnetic young principal who rocketed to national fame via Humans of New York
When thirteen-year-old Vidal Chastanet told photographer Brandon Stanton that his principal ,“Ms.
“How can the NCAA blithely wreck careers without regard to due process or common fairness. How can it act so ruthlessly to enforce rules that are so petty. Why won’t anybody stand up to these outrageous violations of American values and American justice.
From bestselling author Jon Krakauer, a stark, powerful,
meticulously reported narrative about a series of sexual assaults
at the University of Montana — stories that illuminate
the human drama behind the national plague of campus rape
Missoula, Montana, is a typical college town, with a highly regarded state university, bucolic surroundings, a lively social scene, and an excellent football team — the Grizzlies — with a rabid fan base.