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This book on narcissistic parents that's popular on social media is actually helping readers set stronger boundaries with family members

Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider "Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents" is a bestselling book about dealing with difficult parents.The book breaks down emotionally immature parents into four categories, providing tips on setting boundaries and maintaining healthier relationships.It has become somewhat of a cultural phenomenon, shared countless times on social media and sparking public conversations usually left for private spaces.I interviewed the author, Dr. Lindsay C. ...
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Accounting for Product Impact in the Airlines Industry

A systematic methodology for measuring product impact can be applied across a range of industries. Examining two competitor companies in the airlines industry, this study finds that analyzing each dimension of product impact allows for deeper understanding of each company’s business strategies. [Author: by George Serafeim and Katie Trinh]
Tags: College, George Serafeim, Katie Trinh, Airlines Industry


Is A/B Testing Effective? Evidence from 35,000 Startups

A/B tests help startup founders capitalize on good ideas—and move on from duds—faster, says research from Rembrand Koning. How can established companies benefit? [Author: by Kristen Senz]
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The Political Effects of Immigration: Culture or Economics?

This paper reviews and explains the growing literature focused on the political effects of immigration, and highlights fruitful avenues for future research. When compared to potential labor market competition and other economic forces, broadly defined cultural factors have a stronger political and social impact. [Author: by Alberto Alesina and Marco Tabellini]
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A World Without Email

I’m pleased to officially announce my new book: A World Without Email: Reimagining Work in an Age of Communication Overload. It comes out March 2nd in the US (and March 4th in the UK). I started working on this book in 2016, almost immediately after Deep Work was released. At some point, I put the manuscript on pause to write Digital Minimalism, then returned my attention to grappling with its central ideas. In many ways, this book is my magnum opus on the topic of technology and the workplace....
Tags: UK, Drew Houston, College, Uncategorized, US, Cal Newport, Kevin Kelly, Harvard Business School, Greg McKeown, Deep Work, Leslie Perlow


Early childhood development boost for parents and caregivers

More needs to be done to ensure that we raise children in a healthy ecosystem. Our children are our future and there is no other investment that could be more important The post Early childhood development boost for parents and caregivers appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Openaccess, Early Childhood Development, South Africa (country, COVID-19, aRe Bapaleng, Seriti Institute


6 wellness apps that have actually improved my wellbeing without adding to tech burnout

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Digit; Down Dog; MindDoc; Nuzzel; Plant Nanny 2; Sleep Cycle; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider There are seemingly endless apps to help improve your life, but sometimes they can make you more stressed out or glued to your phone.Below are six apps - from a cute reminder to drink water to a highly customizable yoga class - that are easy to use and can help organize your life without contributing to bur...
Tags: Reviews, Health, Education, Trends, Features, Meditation, Online Learning, E-learning, Nuzzel, Julia Pugachevsky, IP Graphics, Product Card, Education & Personal Development (Reviews, Alyssa Powell, Health (Reviews, Education & Personal Development


LAUSD says state’s COVID school-reopening plan falls short

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Unified School District officials and labor leaders are urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to beef up his proposed “Safe Schools for All” reopening plan to reflect the disproportionate impact months of COVID-19-related distance learning has had on students in low income communities. Superintendent Austin Beutner was joined Monday morning by representatives of more than a half-dozen district unions to outline their concerns with the plan Newsom introduced on Dec. 30 as part of his...
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Inside SuperCharger Ventures’ debut virtual edtech accelerator

Before the pandemic, edtech companies went decades without raising financing due to lack of interest from generalist venture capitalists. Now, more than a year since COVID-19 began, the sector is showing signs of maturation, from first profits to unicorns, potential IPOs and a rush of talent. Momentum in mind, cross-border venture capital firm SuperCharger Ventures is launching a debut accelerator exclusively for early-stage edtech founders. The 12-week accelerator, which kicks off today, is bei...
Tags: TC, Asia, Accelerator, Europe, Education, China, Tech, United States, Venture Capital, BSD, COVID, Supercharger Ventures, Janos Barberis, Barberis, NextView Ventures NextView Ventures, Taylor Freeman Axon Park


Hulu's New $2 Plan for College Students Includes Its Watch Party Feature

If you happen to be in college at the moment, now’s the time to get yourself some Hulu.Read more...
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See Devo Perform Live for the Very First Time (Kent State University, 1973)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRyyNa9DAEQ Kent State University is known as the site of two important events in American culture: the massacre of May 4, 1970, and the formation of Devo. When the National Guard shot thirteen students at a Vietnam War protest, it signaled to many the end of the youth-driven optimism of the late 1960s. It also motivated a group of musically inclined undergraduates to consolidate the band/conceptual art project they’d premised on the idea of “de-evolution....
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Doodle for Google is back for its 13th year

2020 was a challenging year for many of us. As a mother of three young children, it was filled with important conversations and loads of feelings as we took on distance learning, quarantining and even  changes like wearing masks. No one knew how to parent through a pandemic (that wasn’t in the handbook) but my family's chats kept coming back to the concept of being strong – for ourselves and for others. While nothing could have prepared us for the highs and lows of last year, we somehow managed ...
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Jackets Under $100: The Best Affordable Outerwear to Keep You Warm & Stylish This Winter

15 amazing outerwear finds under $100 for every style and occasion.
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New Documentary Sisters with Transistors Tells the Story of Electronic Music’s Female Pioneers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22PRZO2HnJE “Technology is a tremendous liberator,” says Laurie Anderson in her voiceover narration for the new documentary Sisters with Transistors, a look at the women who have pioneered electronic music since its beginnings and been integral to inventing new sounds and ways of making them. “Women were naturally drawn to electronic music. You didn’t have to be accepted by any of the male-dominated resources. You could make something with electronics, and...
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300 Rarely-Seen, Risqué Drawings by Andy Warhol Published in the New Book, Andy Warhol: Love, Sex, and Desire. Drawings (1950–1962)

It’s not the ingredients that sell the product. It’s how Warhol makes you feel about the product.  —Young and Rubicam employee, circa early 1950s It did not take Andy Warhol long to find the status he sought as a young man. Shortly after moving to New York City in 1949, he established himself as one of the highest paid freelance illustrators of the period. His whimsical, eye-catching line drawings for various luxury brands appeared in such high profile publications as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar....
Tags: Google, Amazon, Art, New York, College, Life, New York City, Vogue, Andy Warhol, Warhol, Upper East Side, Jean Cocteau, Harper, Stanford University, Andy, Facebook Twitter





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