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Neurologist Oliver Sacks on Memory, Plagiarism, and the Necessary Forgettings of Creativity
Neurologist Oliver Sacks on Memory, Plagiarism, and the Necessary Forgettings of Creativity

“Memory is dialogic and arises not only from direct experience but from the intercourse of many minds.”

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Ambiverts, Problem-Finders, and the Surprising Psychology of Making Your Ideas Happen
Ambiverts, Problem-Finders, and the Surprising Psychology of Making Your Ideas Happen

“It is in fact the discovery and creation of problems rather than any superior knowledge, technical skill, or craftsmanship that often sets the creative person apart.”

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Love in the Age of Data: How One Woman Hacked Her Way to Happily Ever After
Love in the Age of Data: How One Woman Hacked Her Way to Happily Ever After

Reverse-engineering the algorithms of romance, one picky data point at a time.

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Susan Sontag’s Radical Vision for Remixing Education
Susan Sontag’s Radical Vision for Remixing Education

A new order of knowledge for cultivating lifelong learning.

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Why We Write: Mary Karr on the Magnetism and Madness of the Written Word
Why We Write: Mary Karr on the Magnetism and Madness of the Written Word

“Be willing to be a child and be the Lilliputian in the world of Gulliver.”

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Anton Chekhov on the 8 Qualities of Cultured People
Anton Chekhov on the 8 Qualities of Cultured People

“In order to feel comfortable among educated people, to be at home and happy with them, one must be cultured to a certain extent.”

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