Is this a surprise? Many colleges had long ago let students decide whether to take Subject Tests, but the test results were still frequently used for freshman course placement, or to fulfill language requirements. For students, the Subject Test cancellation is immediate and sudden: Refunds are available for kids already registered for winter and spring tests. There were 20 subject tests in science, history, math, English, science, and languages. … [Read more...] about Who wins and loses with the College Board’s cancellation of the SAT essay and subject tests?
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Anyway, wrote Chronodm, a California-based editor, storming had other problems: “Given Stormfront and The Daily Stormer, not to mention QAnon’s repeated use of ‘storm”,’ I really don’t think it’s a neutral choice.” Someone dropped in a link to a New Yorker essay by Jill Lepore, who was also shaken by the Nazi and QAnon links. “So one good idea,” she wrote, “would be never, ever to call the Sixth of January ‘the Storming of the Capitol.'” … [Read more...] about As a mob attacked the Capitol, Wikipedia struggled to find the right words
Email = efficiency Email is the ultimate efficiency tool. By fully utilizing the technology features in my email program, I save hours each week that used to be spent reading, sorting, and filing messages. My messages are automatically prioritized by the sender, so I do not waste time searching my inbox for important emails. When I respond to meeting requests, my calendar is automatically populated with the what, when, and how of the meeting. And, if I am very lucky, the meeting organizer has appended the agenda and the supporting documentation to the meeting request, and I have everything I need for that meeting in one place on my calendar. … [Read more...] about Why I love email and you can too if you try these extremely easy tips
The Original Kin Mad–now owned by DC Entertainment and parent company Time Warner–began in 1952, the brainchild of publisher Bill Gaines, an eccentric, imposing figure, whose family owned E.C. Comics, best known for Tales From the Crypt. For its first 23 issues, Mad started as a comic spoofing other comics, before switching to a full-size magazine and expanding its satirical range. By 1974, its circulation peaked at more than 2 million. There have been only four editors–Harvey Kurtzman, Al Feldstein, Nick Meglin, and Ficarra–who created a breeding ground for such creative talent as writer Frank Jacobs, cartoonist Don Martin, Fold-in creator Al Jaffee, caricaturist Mort Drucker, cartoonist-writer Sergio Aragones, and Spy vs. Spy creator Antonio Prohías. In 1995, Mad licensed its name and bits to the late-night Fox sketch comedy series MADtv. … [Read more...] about The Ascent Of “Mad”: See 60 Years Of Comic Subversion
That said, when it comes to titles at early-stage companies, less is generally more. If someone has a “manager” or “senior vice president” title, that has to be for the right reasons—reasons that have to do with scale and scope. … [Read more...] about I don’t care about job titles, but potential employees seem obsessed with them