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Revisionist History

“Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.”

Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell’s latest work: a podcast developed in ten episodes over ten weeks that goes back and reinterprets some event, person, idea or thing from the past. 132 more words

Revisionist History

Review: Revisionist History

REVIEW:

REVISIONIST HISTORY

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By Zach Pelletier

How can you link Wilt Chamberlain and a poor Los Angeles boy named Carlos?  Malcolm Gladwell brings people like this together in his new podcast… 765 more words

Culture

Wild Mind Writing Revisited– Discipline & Grit

So having tried a little Wild Writing recently, I wanted to know more. I bought Natalie Goldberg’s book and have been trying some of the exercises and experiments. 834 more words

Learning

Book Summary: Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise by Anders Ericsson

10,000 hour rule?  Well, how about we just aim for 100  hours of increasing difficulty in the right environment.

Anders Ericsson has spent his life researching top performers in business and other areas.  1,047 more words

Economics

NAIROBI ACCENT

Dear Gladwell,

You were right. And wrong at the same time. Men born and brought up in towns are a problem. Men born and brought up upcountry are good. 531 more words

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Well glad. 

This is exactly how I would describe how I feel to have discovered a certain Malcolm Gladwell’s new podcast, Revisionist History.

I’ve been a fan of his since Blink, and watching his TED talks. 41 more words

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Food Fight

Web player: : http://podplayer.net/#/?id=17980207

Episode: http://traffic.megaphone.fm/PP3941264909.mp3

Bowdoin College and Vassar College are two elite private schools that compete for the same students. But one of those schools is trying hard to address the problem of rich and poor in American society—and paying a high price. 63 more words