Links for 2015-09-21

by Michael Ruggiero

The Fundamental “Why” of Music Discovery — Cuepoint

There’s no doubt that many kids still love music and it touches them in meaningful ways, but the level of urgency seems to be less than it once was.

The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Deindustrialization had presented an employment problem for America’s poor and working class of all races. Prison presented a solution: jobs for whites, and warehousing for blacks.

Big Question: Is Speed Reading Actually Possible?

Despite such difficulties, most scientific evidence still points to one thing: Speed reading is essentially just a form of skimming.