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The way we work: Old rules and new realities
The way we work is not sustainable. Sherwin knows this well. He has twenty years of experience as a skilled information technology (IT) professional and is one of the many professionals and managers we interviewed in a Fortune 500 company we call TOMO.
Why we need snarky book reviews—according to reviewers
In 2010, the Huffington Post compiled a list of “The Five Meanest Book Reviews Ever: Franzen, Foer, Larson, and more.” The chart included some real zingers.
Phillipa Chong on Inside the Critics’ Circle
Taking readers behind the scenes in the world of fiction reviewing, Inside the Critics’ Circle explores the ways that critics evaluate books despite the inherent subjectivity involved, and the uncertainties of reviewing when seemingly anyone can be a reviewer.
Jennifer C. Lena on Entitled
Two centuries ago, wealthy entrepreneurs founded the American cathedrals of culture—museums, theater companies, and symphony orchestras—to mirror European art. But today’s American arts scene has widened to embrace multitudes.
Public Thinker: Issa Kohler-Hausmann on Misdemeanors and Mass Incarceration
While most critics of the American criminal justice system condemn mass incarceration, fewer have turned a critical eye to practices that result in punishment other than imprisonment.
Kieran Healy on How to Create Effective Graphics from Data