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Best jazz albums of 2015

The best jazz albums of 2015 includes picks from jazz critic <b>Ivan Hewett</b> and culture editor <b>Martin Chilton</b>. There are 50 albums for 2015.<p><b>1 MARIA SCHNEIDER ORCHESTRA: THE THOMPSON FIELDS (MARIA SCHNEIDER.COM)</b> <br>Maria Schneider's latest album, some 10 years in the making, shows just what a supple and …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

Raymond Scott was a composer, engineer, recording studio pioneer, an inventor of electronic instruments whose influence lives on<p>A January 1943 Billboard magazine feature headlined The Negro Makes Advances noted how black performers are doing relatively well in radio and films, but “better than ever …

Billboard Charts

With their back catalogue getting the deluxe reissue treatment, we journey through the career of the band who combined misanthropy and joy – and ended their career by recording one of music’s greatest freedom anthems<p>The itchy, restless energy of ska – reggae’s uptight, joyful ancestor – was a …

Nelson Mandela

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Missing links in the consciousness debate

Reading Oliver Burkeman (The I in mind, 21 January) I was surprised to discover that many scientists deny there’s such a thing as consciousness. They should read Mary Midgley’s Are You an Illusion?, I thought. I liked Philip Goff’s response (Letters, 29 January), but now I wonder, why do academics …

Consciousness

WhatsApp Alternatives: Six instant messaging apps | Trusted Reviews

Facebook just annnounced its plan to buy WhatsApp for $19bn, leaving some users fearing the worse for the instant messaging service. Will Mark …