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  1. Read for Later – “We’ll look back at 2019 as another inflection point—whether good or bad is up to us.”

    This week’s headline quotes the introduction to TIME ’s “2050: The fight for Earth” special report, which brings some of the leading thinkers about climate change and considers the motivators that will help us address this crisis and create a new future ( ...

    MFIGUEROA - 09/16/2019 - 22:24 - Professional Tools

  2. Read for Later- “With an assistant of its own, the BBC will have the freedom to experiment with new programs, features and experiences without someone else’s permission to build it in a certain way.”

    This week’s headline quotes the BBC on its decision to enter the voice assistant market with its new Beeb assistant, created by an in-house team and designed to understand British accents. The Beeb software will be built into the BBC’s website, its iPlaye ...

    MFIGUEROA - 09/09/2019 - 19:37 - Professional Tools

  3. Read for Later- “It’s not that easy to talk about things like file folders, but it is easier for us to talk about organizing.”

    This week’s headline quotes John Hunt, marketing manager for Snead (maker of manila folders) and host of that company's " Keeping You Organized " podcast. Since 2013, Snead's branded podcast has built an audience of listeners who downl ...

    MFIGUEROA - 08/26/2019 - 20:50 - Professional Tools

  4. Read for Later- "I wished that I had a book club where basically there was no assigned reading but you could just show up"

    This week’s headline quotes Guinevere de la Mare, co-founder with Laura Gluhanich of the Silent Book Club, which invites members to meet up at a bar, library, bookstore, or other venue to silently read whatever they would like and talk about anything, bef ...

    MFIGUEROA - 08/20/2019 - 01:29 - Professional Tools

  5. Read for Later- “Our goal was to really hear from residents and how they cope with heat”

    This week’s headline quotes Christine Knapp, director of Philadelphia’s Office of Sustainability, on the city’s new plan for dealing with the impact of climate change on its neighborhoods, especially those that experience a heat-island effect from a lack ...

    MFIGUEROA - 08/12/2019 - 18:45 - Professional Tools

  6. Read for Later- “The best thing you can do for your community is find what you love to do.”

    This week’s headline quotes rural entrepreneur Matt Brugger, recounting the advice of Tom Field, director of the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a program that sees a large portion of its alumni returnin ...

    MFIGUEROA - 08/12/2019 - 18:45 - Professional Tools

  7. TRHT Great Stories Club "Growing Up Brave"- Participating Libraries

    The following 35 libraries were selected to participate in ALA's Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Great Stories Club.  Learn more about the TRHT Great Stories Club. Alaska Juneau Public Library, partnering with Johnson Youth Center ( ...

    brussell3 - 08/29/2019 - 12:14 - Professional Tools

  8. Read for Later- “YouTube doesn’t care how many videos you watch, they just want you to stay on YouTube”

    This week's headline quotes Lindsay Ellis, whose YouTube channel features her video essays about popular films. While Ellis has always made longer videos that work for her style, a growing number of YouTube creators are now shifting to longer videos, ...

    MFIGUEROA - 07/29/2019 - 16:01 - Professional Tools

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    MILLER@URBANINS... - 08/22/2019 - 18:54 - Professional Tools

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    MILLER@URBANINS... - 08/22/2019 - 18:23 - Professional Tools