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Digitally Literate #231

Machine Learning Delay Digitally Lit #231 – 2/1/2020 Hi all, welcome to issue #231 of Digitally Literate. Last week I posted this piece about talking to youth about privacy, security, & digital spaces. These materials and the related interview were used by Meghan Herbst in a piece for Wired on How to Raise Media-Savvy Kids…

Using Music And Rhythm To Help Kids With Grammar And Language

Using Music And Rhythm To Help Kids With Grammar And Language (KQED)

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are studying how music and rhythm activities could help children who struggle with grammar and language development.

A post about the connections between rhythm and grammar in helping learners expect what should come next in language and music. “One thing that rhythm and grammar have in common is that they both unfold over time, and our brains form expectancies about what’s coming up based on what we just heard,” says Gordon.  

Kendrick Lamar’s Scorcher of a New Album Is an Urgent Sermon for a Troubling Time

Kendrick Lamar’s Scorcher of a New Album Is an Urgent Sermon for a Troubling Time (Slate Magazine)

Kendrick Lamar’s new album DAMN. is all fire, no brimstone.

Then again, perhaps Lamar was right that they would subtract from the whole. No matter, ultimately, because listening to Damn already leaves this listener, at least, wrung out, down to the soul. Once he pimped a butterfly, and now he’s pinned a nation of bees. Here, the realness is the artistry, and vice-versa, and it makes all…