Piled Higher and Deeper in Journalism

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Does this shirt make me look threatening?

On a typical day I wake up, look through my closet and try to select an outfit that looks good but also won’t make me look like a “thug.” If I dress a little nicer, I think, maybe today people won’t avoid me on the street today or clutch their purses…

Having spent almost a decade as a graduate student and professor, I was always struck by how resistant to change and questioning academic cabals could be. The growth of online education is yet another example. Many are embracing it, and many are resisting it because it represents change to a world that often moves at the pace of medieval guilds.

— Economist Zachary Karabell, on the unstoppable growth of online learning

My sentiments exactly (via sasquatchmedia)