1. Ann Friedman & Dylan Lathrop - A Picture and 1,000 Words


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    How design people and words people can start being polite but continue to be real. This talk was given at Weapons of Mass Creation Fest 2013 in Cleveland, OH. For more info check out http://wmcfest.com Ann and Dylan were fired en masse from GOOD Magazine. They are co-founders of a crowd-funded narrative publication called TOMORROW. Ann Friedman is a columnist for New York magazine’s website and for The Columbia Journalism Review. The former executive editor of GOOD magazine, she and her colleagues produced Tomorrow, a crowd-funded narrative publication, after they were fired en masse. She created the popular animated-GIF blog Real Talk From Your Editor and curates the work of women writers on LadyJournos! Last year CJR named her one of 20 Women to Watch. Dylan C. Lathrop is a Los Angeles based graphic designer, illustrator, and art director. Co-founder of the Kickstarter funded magazine TOMORROW. Formerly the Editorial Design Director at GOOD. Grew up in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and left to attend MCAD; graduated in 2009 and became a very big Minnesota Twins fan in that time.

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    • It's TimeTo Give Up On ________ and Replace it With ___________.


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      In this rapid-fire session, participants share different short talks on what should be stopped and what should be done instead. Some of the talks will be serious, some funny, but all will be insightful. Jean Desravines (Moderator) Ann Friedman, The SEED Foundation Kaya Henderson, DC Public Schools Frederick Hess, American Enterprise Institute Neerav Kingsland, New Schools for New Orleans Jeremiah Kittredge, Families for Excellent Schools Ted Kolderie, Education Evolving Kimberly O’Malley, Pearson Larry Rosenstock, High Tech High Mark Shermis, University of Akron

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