Weekly Must Reads

The latest and greatest in online education: Big Brother digital textbooks that allow teachers to track whether their students are skipping pages, taking notes or doing assigned reading at all. Wow. Aren’t you glad you’re out of school already? Teacher Knows If You’ve Done the E-Reading

Anyone watch House of Cards? A fallen-by-the-wayside vice president character really makes you think about Joe Biden, who I think is actually quite the force to be reckoned with, but the New York Times think could be more of an underdog in 2016. Where do you think he’ll be come election season? It’s never too early to discuss: Early Line for 2016 Shows a Vice President Who’s Not the Favorite

As the lights and hype of Ultra fade, Coachella swoops in just in time to quench our music festival thirst this weekend. Though I’m pretty underwhelmed by the lineup this year, there are a few performances not to miss. Check out this Coachella preview and this Soundcloud playlist to prep yourself.

New Yorker television critic Emily Nussbaum on “today’s gladiatorial, whirligig culinary culture,” aka TV’s cooking culture, from Top Chef to Rachel Ray. To Stir, With Love

A video installation called “The Clock” opens today at SFMOMA, marking the countdown to the museum’s June 2 closure for renovations. Pretend to be hip and cultured by checking it out,  or just g to enjoy a cup of coffee and sweet treat on the rooftop garden. Both are on my to-do list. From The Bold Italic: Christian Marclay’s ‘The Clock’

 

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