This is the second issue of our weekly “newsletter” for Kindle fans, I hope you’ll enjoy reading the following stories as much as I did.
TED talks are lying to you (Thomas Frank)
The creative class has never been more screwed. Books about creativity have never been more popular. What gives?
The Cab Ride I’ll Never Forget (Kent Nerburn)
This beautiful story originally appeared as part of a chapter in Kent Nerburn’s book Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace: Living in the Spirit of the Prayer of St. Francis. Interesting, touching, beautiful, full of wisdom and above all truthful story.
The internet will suck all creative content out of the world (David Byrne)
The boom in digital streaming may generate profits for record labels and free content for consumers, but it spells disaster for today’s artists across the creative industries
How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses (JOSHUA DAVIS)
Students in Matamoros, Mexico, didn’t have reliable Internet access, steady electricity, or much hope—until a radical new teaching method unlocked their potential
WHY I WILL NEVER RETURN TO THE USA (Niels Gerson Lohman)
After a year of traveling, Dutch writer Niels Gerson Lohman wanted to visit New Orleans, the city that his father – who died a year ago – had a great love for. The U.S. customs officials thought different.