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Summer Reading List: 10 Essential Books for Cognitive Sunshine
Summer Reading List: 10 Essential Books for Cognitive Sunshine

The history and future of the Internet, algorithms vs. curators, reinventing education, and how to live with optimism.

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The Medium Is Not The Message: 3 Handwritten Newspapers
The Medium Is Not The Message: 3 Handwritten Newspapers

What Indian calligraphers have to do with disaster relief in Japan and free media in Liberia.

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Open-Sourcing Graphic Design: 3 Projects
Open-Sourcing Graphic Design: 3 Projects

What ugly ampersands have to do with wayfinding and vintage pictograms.

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The Future of Art: An Immediated Autodocumentary
The Future of Art: An Immediated Autodocumentary

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2010’s Best Long Reads: Science & Technology
2010’s Best Long Reads: Science & Technology

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The Interface is the Message: Aaron Koblin on Visual Storytelling at TED
The Interface is the Message: Aaron Koblin on Visual Storytelling at TED

What 10,000 sheep have to do with Johnny Cash, Marshall McLuhan and the evolution of storytelling.

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Skillshare: Decentralized Education for All
Skillshare: Decentralized Education for All

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TED 2011: The Rediscovery of Wonder, Day Two
TED 2011: The Rediscovery of Wonder, Day Two

Redefining life, understanding consciousness, and why technology is humanizing education.

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Brain Pickings Redux 2010
Brain Pickings Redux 2010

A year’s worth of ideas, inspiration and innovation from culture’s collective brain.

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The Best Books of 2010: Business, Life & Mind
The Best Books of 2010: Business, Life & Mind

Time thieves, irrational pragmatists, and what bike-sharing has to do with coming out in science.

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