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How to Foster Empathy in Children – The New York Times – Mediumhttps://medium.com/the-new-york-times/how-to-foster-empathy-in-children-57c72cc79af5Research shows that we are each born with a given number of neurons that participate in an empathetic response. But early life experience…
How to Argue with a Cat: A Human’s Guide to the Art of Persuasion – Kindle edition by Jay Heinrichs, Natalie Palmer-Sutton. Reference Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07BVDDVZ2/ref=cm_sw_r_em_api_i_c_M59gBbZSMBKAFLearn how to persuade cats—the world’s most skeptical and cautious negotiators—with this primer on rhetoric and argument from the New York Times bestselling author of Thank You for Arguing!
“I have not done my duty … to protect people … from laws that are not designed to rehabilitate, but to destroy.” –For The People S01E05
For the People (TV Series 2018– ) – IMDbhttps://www.imdb.com/title/tt6437276/Created by Paul William Davies. With Jasmin Savoy Brown, Wesam Keesh, Britt Robertson, Rahvaunia. Set in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) Federal Court, aka “The Mother Court,” the legal drama follows brand new lawyers working for both the defense and the prosecution as they handle the most high profile and high stakes cases in the country – all as their personal lives intersect.
“Never, ever ask a question you don’t know the answer to.” –For the People S01E01
For the People (TV Series 2018– ) – IMDbhttps://www.imdb.com/title/tt6437276/Created by Paul William Davies. With Jasmin Savoy Brown, Wesam Keesh, Rahvaunia, Anna Khaja. Set in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) Federal Court, aka “The Mother Court,” the legal drama follows brand new lawyers working for both the defense and the prosecution as they handle the most high profile and high stakes cases in the country – all as their personal lives intersect.
How Kubrick’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Saw Into the Future – WSJhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/how-kubricks-2001-a-space-odyssey-saw-into-the-future-1520609361?mod=trending_now_4Now 50 years old, the famously opaque science-fiction classic anticipated flat-screen technology and artificial intelligence. Fifty years ago next month, invitation-only audiences gathered in specially equipped Cinerama theaters in Washington, New York and Los Angeles to preview a widescreen epic that director Stanley Kubrick had been working on for four years.
Social Media Is Making Us Dumber. Here’s Exhibit A. – The New York Timeshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/11/opinion/social-media-dumber-steven-pinker.html?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits&_r=1Steven Pinker is a liberal, Jewish professor. But social media convinced people that he’s a darling of the alt-right. It’s actually a worthwhile episode to unpack, because it highlights a disturbing, worsening tendency in social media in which tribal allegiances are replacing shared empirical understandings of the world. Or maybe “subtribal” is the more precise, fitting term to use here. It’s one thing to say that left and right disagree on simple facts about the world — this sort of informational Balkanization has been going on for a while and long predates Twitter. What social media is doing is slicing the salami thinner and thinner, as it were, making it harder even for people who are otherwise in general ideological agreement to agree on basic facts about news events.
Free Your Mind? ‘Black Mirror’ Isn’t Too Hopeful – The New York Timeshttps://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/30/arts/television/black-mirror-season-4-netflix.html?hpw&rref=television&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region®ion=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well&_r=0A new season of Netflix’s digital-age creep show warns that technology can empower misanthropes and misogynists.
It’s Nice That | Pantone Colour of the Year 2018 has been announcedhttps://www.itsnicethat.com/news/pantone-colour-of-the-year-2018-ultra-violet-071217?ref=donvy.comPantone has announced its Colour of the Year 2018 is Ultra Violet, or Pantone 18-3838 TCX. Unveiled in The New York Times, the announcement is based on in-depth research, trend forecasting and analysis of current culture.
Meet Your New Data-Driven Travel Agent – The New York Timeshttps://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/10/travel/meet-your-next-travel-agent-diy-artificial-intelligence.html?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits&_r=1DIY travel booking gets a helping hand from new services — some of them based on artificial intelligence — that help refine your choice of destinations, hotels and flights.
Walter Isaacson’s ‘Leonardo da Vinci’ Is the Portrait of a Real Renaissance Man – The New York Timeshttps://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/01/books/review-leonardo-da-vinci-biography-walter-isaacson.html?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits&_r=0Isaacson’s latest biography of a celebrated visionary captures the perfectionist, misser of deadlines and remarkably prescient genius.