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Bill Genereux

How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco's Life - - 0 views

  • yanked violently out of the context
  • reflexive critique of white privilege
  • well-meaning people, in a crowd, often take punishment too far.
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  • He retweeted it to his 15,000 followers
  • If she was going to be made to suffer for a joke, she figured she should get something out of it. “I never would have lived in Addis Ababa for a month otherwise
  • Sam Biddle
  • her shaming wasn’t really about her at all. Social media is so perfectly designed to manipulate our desire for approval, and that is what led to her undoing.
  • Her tormentors were instantly congratulated as they took Sacco down, bit by bit, and so they continued to do so. Their motivation was much the same as Sacco’s own — a bid for the attention of strangers — as she milled about Heathrow, hoping to amuse people she couldn’t see.
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    We're always looking to connect with talented designers, programmers and writers. We value an open environment. We want to be challenged. We want to try something new and learn something new every day.  We want to help everyone we work with succeed.  We want to control our personal and work schedules. We want to write our own job descriptions and change them from time to time. We want to go on CultureShock trips to recharge our batteries and see the world in new ways. We want to work with the best of the best - people who hold themselves and others to the highest standards.
Bill Genereux

Digital Media Majors: Salary and Career Facts - 0 views

    Digital media professionals create animations and computer-generated effects for films, games, websites and other related media. Read on to learn...
Bill Genereux

Screenwriters Wanted: Top Execs Reveal What They Really Want | Voyage Media & Screenwri... - 0 views

  • we’re an increasingly visual society,
  • here’s going to be a real democratization in the next few years—film won’t just be for rich kids anymore. I think the writers who will succeed, whether working or emerging, are those that will take responsibility for their own careers and invest in their own projects, and seek out opportunity in nontraditional places.
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Job survival in the age of robots and intelligent machines | IFLScience - 0 views

      It is a sobering thought that in ten years, around 65% of the jobs that people will be doing have not even been thought of yet, according to the US Department of Labor.
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The Danger of Telling Poor Kids That College Is the Key to Social Mobility - Andrew Sim... - 0 views

  • ean Anyon, an education researcher
  • chools teaching the children of affluent families prepared those kids to take on leadership roles
  • Schools teaching children from low-income families focused on keeping students busy and managing behavior.
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  • middle-class school deemphasized individual expression and in-depth analysis and rewarded the dutiful completion of specified rote tasks
  • Some students learn to take orders and others learn to chart a course of action and delegate responsibility.
  • “hidden curriculum”
  • When school environments casually yet consistently deemphasize the intellectual benefits of higher education, students become less imaginative about their futures.
  • College should be “sold” to all students as an opportunity to experience an intellectual awakening.
  • Access to higher education means that your values and interests can govern your choices.
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