Michael Lewis is leaving Vanity Fair, where he's been a contributing writer for a decade, and moving to Audible. It's the latest sign that audiobooks have become a creative medium in their own right rather than just an appendage of print. https://t.co/1OWtCSLF01— Alexandra Alter (@xanalter) June 3, 2018
I left academia for industry and all I could get was an entry level position at 13.50 an hour... which is twice what I made doing research and teaching a course— not the abobinal snowman (@hugwins) June 3, 2018
A half dozen of my favorite mind boggling personal websites:https://t.co/VhFKAsl546 @FogleBirdhttps://t.co/RKKVI6RBWP @JackSchaedlerhttps://t.co/qwsUcirFcu @mbostock https://t.co/GGxTEaZtZe @musanimhttps://t.co/P2KQNCcXFq @ncasenmarehttps://t.co/vM1z1x6gdz @tom7— Ryan Herr (@rrherr) June 1, 2018
From Channing Dungey, President of ABC Entertainment: "Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show."— Robert Iger (@RobertIger) May 29, 2018
There was only one thing to do here, and that was the right thing.
You know when you get a press release to cover a Guinness world record attempt for tallest stack of waffles & expect it to be some big commercial thing & then it's just a guy's house? This is SO MUCH BETTER. Follow along, #Denver! Things might get weird! pic.twitter.com/xcxqZCMJZM— Elizabeth Hernandez (@ehernandez) May 26, 2018
I once taught an 8 am college class. So many grandparents died that semester. I then moved my class to 3 pm. No more deaths. And that, my friends, is how I save lives.— Viorica Marian (@VioricaMarian1) May 5, 2018
I wonder what a statistical analysis would do to improve peoples’ lives if registrars attempted to put the mass of classes in the middle of the day? Would educational outcomes improve along with peoples’ psyches? Many schedulers are trying to maximize based on the scarcity of classroom resources. What if they maximized on mental health and classroom performance? Is classroom scheduling potentially a valuable public health tool?
Hi everyone! Just a reminder that today is THE LAST DAY to submit session proposals for WordCamp for Publishers (Aug 8-10 in Chicago). If you work in news/media with WordPress in any capacity, we want to hear from you! https://t.co/fgE0L0bkif— Adam Schweigert (@aschweig) May 3, 2018
People who can't distinguish between etymology and entomology bug me in ways I cannot put into words.— Tal Waterhouse (@iiTalW) May 3, 2018
Let’s be honest, reading a paper:
1. Read abstract
2. Look at pictures
3. Scan conclusions
4. Read 2-3 paragraphs of lit review
5. Scan references in case you’ve missed something juicy
6. Ear-mark to read ‘properly’ later
7. Take on all train journeys for next year. Don’t read.
— Jenny Andrew (@DrAndrewV2) April 28, 2018
Seen at a Harbin restaurant: swinging cradle for your phone, I’m told to cheat the “10k steps/day” test & qualify for health insurance discounts, presumably while you relax, eat & drink more, or have another cigarette. pic.twitter.com/LV0leTduAU
— 大山 Dashan (@akaDashan) April 28, 2018
BREAKING: Bill Cosby convicted of drugging and molesting a woman in first big celebrity trial of (hash)MeToo era.
— The Associated Press (@AP) April 26, 2018