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Robi's Introduction to the study days "Away from the Gates of Auschwitz?"

Introduction to "Away from the Gates of Auschwitz?"<p>In the name of our organization committee, Marita Roesling, Marit Milstein and Regine Scholz, I …

Paris Review - William Gibson, The Art of Fiction No. 211

Interviewed by David Wallace-Wells<p>Issue 197, Summer 2011<p>William Gibson, ca. 2007. Photograph by Fred Armitage<p>Vancouver, British Columbia, sits just on the far side of the American border, a green-glass model city set in the dish of the North Shore Mountains, which enclose the city and support, most …

Literature

It's The 30-Year Anniversary Of The Greatest Wall Street Movie Ever Made: Here's The Story Behind It

<i>In June of 1983, "Trading Places" was released in theaters. It remains the greatest Wall Street movie ever made.</i><p><i>Thirty years later, most regard it as part of the canon of American comedies, having launched, revived, or defined the careers of many of its cast and crew.</i><p><i>If you haven't seen it yet, you</i> …

In Which We Consider The Macabre Unpleasantness Of Roald Dahl

Angry Man<p>by ALEX CARNEVALE<p><i>The stories are brilliant and the imagination is fabulous. Unfortunately, there is, in all of them, an underlying streak of</i> …

The Frankfurt School at War

<i>Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort</i>. by FRANZ NEUMANN, HERBERT MARCUSE, and OTTO KIRCHHEIMER. edited …

The attack of the MOOCs

DOTCOM mania was slow in coming to higher education, but now it has the venerable industry firmly in its grip. Since the launch early last year of …

How computer viruses really work: Israel's viral historian explains

How did it start, this whole computer virus thing? Somebody just sat down and said: Now Im going to write a program that destroys other …

How to Succeed in Education Technology

Opinion | Edtech Business<p>How to Succeed in Education Technology<p>By James Byers, Adam Frey     Nov 27, 2012<p>Most of today's education technology …

Education Technology

YouTube, MeTube: Israeli artist reveals the inner workings of the Internet video database

Jawed Karim appears in a 20-second video filmed at the elephant compound of the San Diego Zoo. "All right, so here we are at the, uhh, elephants," he …

GPG tutorial and PGP Public Key for Alan Eliasen

<b>Don't be predictable.</b> This is the way that much crypto has historically been broken--by knowing words or phrases that are likely to occur in the …

Information Systems

Snowden Spiegel Interview

8 July 2013. Cryptome/A English translation and original German supplemented by <i>Der Spiegel</i>'s English version published today. The two English …

What Do Ants Know That We Don't?

Ever notice how ant colonies so successfully explore and exploit resources in the world … to find food at 4th of July picnics, for example? You may …

Stop Penalizing Boys for Not Being Able to Sit Still at School

Instead, help them channel their energy into productive tasks.<p>This year's end-of-year paper purge in my middle school office revealed a startling pattern in my teaching practices: I discipline boys far more often than I discipline girls. Flipping through the pink and yellow slips--my school's …

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IN A small school on the South Side of Chicago, 40 children between the ages of five and six sit quietly learning in a classroom. In front of each of …

The Fallacy of Human Freedom

The challenge ahead for governments, especially the United States, is that while economic growth remains strong, they need to go on a debt diet.<p>Trump …

United States

“You Don’t Do Liner Notes With The Dead Sea Scrolls”: Rick Moranis In Conversation

<b>Heeb’s Brian Abrams talks to Rick Moranis about his new comedy album, the search for both Spaceballs 2 and Ghostbusters 3 and the raunchiness of</b> …

New Jersey

MOOCs – Wired Campus - Blogs

December 21, 2015 by Jeffrey R. Young<p>Concerns about Yik Yak and analysis of MOOCs and online teaching were among the most popular stories this past …

Interview with author of "The First 20 Hours: How to Learn Anything... Fast" (plus excerpt)

Josh Kaufman is the author of the new book, The First 20 Hours: How to Learn Anything... Fast. I interviewed him about the art of rapid skill …

The odd tale of a lone Israeli spy and North Korea | NK News - North Korea News

<b>No subscription?</b> You’re missing out.<p>Join the influential community of members who rely on NK News original news and in-depth reporting.<p>Subscribe to …

Jim Jones

This article is about the Peoples Temple leader. For other persons of the same name, see Jim Jones (disambiguation).<p><b>James Warren Jones</b> (May 13, 1931 …

Jonestown

For other uses, see Jonestown (disambiguation).<p>Coordinates:<p><b>Jonestown</b><p>Georgetown<p>Kaituma<p>The <b>Peoples Temple Agricultural Project</b>, better known by its …

Real Stuff: The Joeist Philosophy

"I was working in a small tavern in Moscow, Idaho, when I got the call... I took the next pickup truck to California." From <i>Real Stuff</i> #2 …

Colleges Go Proactive with Flipped Classrooms

Photo: Jay Strotz<p>Cheryl Aschenbach of Lassen Community College says the faculty uses a flipped model to create a more active learning …

Easy Homemade Sidewalk Chalk

you will need:<p>Cardboard tubes from center of paper towels or toilet paper<p>Scissors<p>Duct tape<p>Freezer paper<p>Quart plastic containers (recycled deli …