On May 9, Carter Wilkerson, a 16-year-old high school junior in Reno, Nev., became the owner of history’s most-retweeted tweet, knocking Ellen DeGeneres and her famous Oscars selfie off her perch. Here’s to his 15 minutes of internet fame before the next meme comes along.
The concept of a “born leader” seems so fanciful and clichéd that it belongs on the cover of a bad business book, or in a quote from a glib cable news commentator. But first-born children are 30 percent more likely to be CEOs or politicians, according to a new paper by several economists.
The Washington Post presents a lively debate on the best methods for teaching writing, from parroting The Karate Kid to problematizing ideas.
Do interactions between students and faculty in university settings draw from a larger sociological context? Are impeccably proofed, grammatical, formal emails tied to good pedagogy and a liberal credo?
1843 Magazine profiles seven people — from the Queen to a model, a cider farmer and a quantum physicist — with some serious career longevity.
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The New York Times writes: Women finding individual identities tied to their work still makes many people uncomfortable. People are quick to assert that we can’t “have it all”; the American government and workplaces are slow to implement policies that would enable us to at least have something a little better.
While translation platforms cannot replace humans, writes The Economist, they are still astonishingly useful.
The Economist profiles gendered nouns in the French language, which are becoming controversial as more and more women rise to power.
While critics of unconscious bias training claim it doesn’t move the needle on diversity numbers and can actually reinforce negative stereotypes, Harvard Business Review says a thoughtful and carefully planned program can be a useful component of diversity and inclusion efforts.