Morning Roundup: Screen time for toddlers. Why do we abandon certain books?
May 5, 2014 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
Let’s be Sensible About Screen Time with Toddlers (Teachers with Apps)
iPads and screen time with kids younger than 2 may be just fine according to Dr. Dimitri Christakis from the Seattle Children’s Research Institute’s Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development.
A Modest Proposal for Scaled-Up Open Access (The Scholarly Kitchen)
The basic structure of Kennison and Norberg’s proposal is a three-way partnership between higher-education (HE) institutions (as funding bodies), libraries (as archives and distribution nodes) and scholarly societies (as gatherers, editors, and presenters of content).
On World Press Media Day, a Look at New Media’s Double-Edged Sword (Media Shift)
This cycle of Internet optimism and then despair repeats itself wherever people take to the streets and the Web to organize and report on large-scale protests.
Why Do We Abandon Reading Certain Books? (GoodeReader)
Social Media website GoodReads recently published a piece on the psychology of abandonment. Their research found that Catch-22, Lord of the Rings, Ulysses, Moby-Dick, and Atlas Shrugged were the top abandoned books.
Kindle Daily Deals: Unbreakable (and others)