Don’t judge a book by its cover ’til you see how long it takes to design

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Writing isn’t the only difficult part when creating a book.
In a video for Hausfrau: A Novel by Jill Alexander Essbaum (out March 17), Random House offers a rare peek into the book design process. Cycling through the many drafts of the book’s jacket — illustrated, abstract, minimal, flowery, glossy
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BBC is giving away 1 million mini computers so kids can learn to code

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LONDON — The BBC wants coding to become as fundamental as writing, and is taking some very practical steps to ensure that happens.
The broadcaster announced on Thursday that it is giving away 1 million micro computers to next year’s cohort of 11- and 12-year-old schoolchildren in Year 7, as part of
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St. Louis County police chief calls Ferguson police shooting an ‘ambush’

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An investigation is underway in Ferguson into the shooting of two police officers that took place Wednesday night during a protest following the resignation of the city police chief
St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said during a press briefing on Thursday that identifying the shooter or shoo
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AOL’s CMO Allie Kline talks strategy, content and code

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Marketing, says AOL’s CMO Allie Kline, is an industry constantly in flux.
See also: The CMO behind Equinox’s bold and provocative ad campaign
Particularly now, as marketing goes through what Kline refers to as an “era of disruption,” it is more crucial than ever before to keep a close eye on what au
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Hillary Clinton Didn’t Encrypt Her Secretary of State Emails For Months

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New details have emerged about exactly how Hillary Clinton secured the homebrew private email servers she used as Secretary of State. The punchline? Clinton didn’t encrypt her emails or use a certificate for her first three months running the State Department.Read more…
March 12, 2015 at 10:00PM
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Acclaimed ‘Discworld’ author Terry Pratchett dies aged 66

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Sir Terry Pratchett, the author best known for his Discworld series, has died aged 66. His novels weaved fantasy, science fiction, satire and whimsy to great effect — more than 80 million Discworld books have been sold worldwide. Despite publishing …
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