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The Strange Attractor

The Strange Attractor
’12 Days of New York’ (Book, Abrams, 2013) Gilbert Ford grew up in a family of professional photographers in Jackson, Mississippi, and moved to New York to attend Pratt Institute. After graduating, he worked as a designer and illustrator for a giftware company, creating puzzles, games, stickers, stationery, and activity books for children, before setting out on his own in 2007. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. His illustrations have been recognized by Communication Arts, 3 x 3, The Society of Illustrators, and The Society of Publication Designers, amongst others. Tell us about your new book,’12 Days of New York’’12 Days of New York’ is a picture book I illustrated, published by Abrams.

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What Your Teen Is Really Doing All Day On Twitter And Instagram For all the ways that adults enhance real-life relationships with social media, many have a hard time believing that online connectivity is anything but terrifying in the hands of teenagers. In her new book It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens (February 25, Yale University Press), Microsoft principal researcher danah boyd addresses the fears and misconceptions that adults have about teens' use of social media, revealing that online networks can be a lifeline and a safety valve for a generation under extreme pressure. Based on 10 years of research, including conversations with teens across the country, boyd explores the motivations and even sophisticated etiquette that governs teens' online behavior, and explains how adults--including businesses looking to attract a teen audience--can ditch the fear and condescension, and embrace teens' complicated but important relationship with technology. FAST COMPANY: What got you interested in studying teens' use of social media?

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