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  A Devastating Friendship Forged in India’s Underbelly After being drawn into the world of human trafficking, two Indian girls encounter relentless cruelty at home and abroad in Shobha Rao’s novel, “Girls Burn Brighter.” … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-05-26 Join the #ReadWokeUK Reading Challenge! I was recently inspired by an article in School Library Journal by Librarian Cicely Lewis on how she developed a “Read Woke” Reading Challenge in her high school. Cicely’s goal was … Read More

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  Update to our Privacy Policy Like the rest of the internet, it seems, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) that comes into effect today has given us a good opportunity to pause and do a comprehensive review of the ways in which Creative Commons collects and uses the personal information of its community. … Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2018-05-25By Sarah Pearson EU Governments Reach Negotiating Stance On Copyright Reform European Union member states today reportedly agreed on their … Read More

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  What We Get Wrong About Animals From the marvelous to the utterly bizarre, the astonishing diversity of life is on display in Lucy’s Cooke’s “The Truth About Animals.” … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-05-25 Review: ‘In Praise of Wasting Time’ Speaks Ominously of a Digital ‘Grid’ “In Praise of Wasting Time,” a new book by the M.I.T. physicist Alan Lightman, argues that the increasingly frenetic pace of life is hurting creativity. … Source: The New … Read More

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  An Affable Canadian Author With a Penchant for Murder The best-selling novelist Louise Penny reflects on her love of Quebec, struggles with alcohol, and how Inspector Gamache changed her life. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-05-25 Jimmy Kimmel, No: Shaming People Who Aren’t Bookish Isn’t Cool Maybe you saw the Jimmy Kimmel short last week. He asks folks on the street to name a book, any book. And they can’t. One guy says, “The Lion … Read More

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  Orchestrating Experiences: Pinning Down Touchpoints Editors Note: This is an abridged excerpt from chapter two of Orchestrating Experiences: Collaborative Design for Complexity by Chris Risdon and Patrick Quattlebaum. It is available from Rosenfeld Media in paperback and ebook.  The term touchpoint, along with channel, has slowly made its way into the lexicon of organizations primarily via the … Source: UX BoothPublished on 2018-05-24By UX Booth How to Be a Work From Home Professional Let’s face it: The web design industry is … Read More

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