When the first generation Apple Watch debuted in 2015, people often called it the Dick Tracy watch because you could make phone calls from your wrist like the comic book strip detective known for his 2-way wrist radio. Apple Watch wasn’t fully there yet, however, because it needed a nearby iPhone to actually carry those phone calls. Show More Summary
We can learn about our differences, celebrate our uniqueness and have fun sharing all we have in common! The post Children’s Book Review: ‘Meet ClaraBelle Blue’ by Adiba Nelson appeared first on The Good Men Project.
EXCLUSIVE: Scott Rudin Productions has acquired The Ninth Hour, the novel by National Book Award winning author Alice McDermott. The book was published today by Farrar, Straus and Giroux and has received spectacular reviews. Rudin and Eli Bush will produce the film. Show More Summary
Reviewed by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com I first wrote on Recent Children’s Picture Books about Animals 2017 in June. In conjunction with today’s post, Walker Books Australia are giving away a prize pack of two books on Australian Animals to one reader of The Book Chook. Show More Summary
Danny Strong's feature directorial debut is a trite, uninspired book of cliches. Read more...
A flurry of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus reviews hit the web on Tuesday as the embargo lifted on Apple's latest handsets. A selection of journalists in Apple's good books were given an iPhone 8 and/or an iPhone 8 Plus to test and playShow More Summary
Rocketmiles is a hotel booking engine which looks for the best rates for over 400,000 hotel chains around the world (see our review post: Rocketmiles). Rocketmiles offers both flexible refundable rooms and nonrefundable rooms at a lower rate. Show More Summary
Chelsea Clinton is not one to spare words when it comes to fighting bigotry and discrimination. SEE ALSO: Here's what happened to all the 1-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's new book In her latest tweet, Clinton took aim at Republican...Show More Summary
Game developer Zoë Quinn recounts her experience of 'Gamergate', which prompted the creation of the Crash Override Network to provide support and advice for victims of online hate.
A few years ago, I used to write for Chalkbeat, nee Gotham Schools. I wrote a review of Diane Ravitch's book, The Death and Life of the Great American School System, which I loved. There was a very lively comment section, and for reasons not shared with me, Chalkbeat deleted it. Show More Summary
Media's distorted and derisive Clinton coverage was steeped in sexism, but the underlying problem is nothing new. I’m not going to review Hillary Clinton’s book “What Happened,” since there are approximately 12,576 reviews out there already, with more to come. Show More Summary
Two books I’ve read recently make good points about stories that apply to data stories, without the books being about data: Shawn Callahan’s Putting Stories to Work and Jessica Abel’s Out On the Wire. Strategic Use of Stories In Putting Stories to Work, Shawn Callahan has a very pragmatic view of how stories can be […]
The Times Sunday Book Review, six days ahead of the Sunday paper, published today my review of Richard Prum’s “The Evolution of Beauty” (and a few other titles). I found Prum’s book “a delicious read, both seductive and mutinous” — mutinous in particular against those he feels have entrapped evolutionary biology in an “impoverished, even […]
Because Cuomo has finally endorsed de Blasio, check out today's end-of-day links: best worst political campaign ad, dead birds in Brooklyn, Kellyanne Conway offended, Sean Spicer's regrets, NY Times Book Review drama, and puppy goes skiing. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton’s book on her presidential campaign is a quintessential piece of bourgeois indulgence. Much like autobiographical works that have come before, this book is inseparable from the larger trajectory of the political class once their time in the media spotlight wanes. Show More Summary
Josh Dean's book 'The Taking of K-129' is a true Cold War adventure about a CIA op, a Russian sub, and billionaire Howard Hughes. A 3.5-star review.
Niche drama: feminist writers edition.
Speechwriter David Litt's memoir of life inside the Obama White House is rich with nostalgia. A 3.5-star book review of 'Thanks, Obama.'
A Week in the Gulf: QR J, EK J, Qatar, Oman, and the UAE Introduction, Planning, and Booking Qatar Airways JFK Check-in and British Airways Galleries Lounge Review Qatar Airways A350 Business Class JFK-DOH 24 Hours in Doha DOH oneworld...Show More Summary