5 Interesting Links for 12-15-2017

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Influence (Reading)

How The Monster at the End of This Book (a Grover story I enjoyed with my kids) helped teach an author about the power of literature and its influence on the reader. I received a slightly different lesson from reading it in terms of perception, but both are there in this short, but powerful, children’s early reader.

STEM (Interesting People)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar may be best known as a sports persona, but what he’s doing to bring STEM education to inner city students is impressive as shown in this interview about his Skyhook Foundation.

Imagination (Artificial Intelligence)

DeepMind has managed to create an AI capable of non-factual decision making:

England (History)

Enjoy a wander through the history of a medieval street preserved until modern day in York, England.

World Building (Writing)

Donald Maass gives tips for strengthening your world building and making the experiences of your characters an integral part of that world.

Gifts, The Steamship Chronicles, Book Three- Twitter

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