John Green (New York Times bestselling author, vlogbrother, and co-founder of VidCon) gives an Industry keynote speech at VidCon 2014, discussing a variety of his projects, the quality of engagement, and what metrics don’t tell us about audience development.
Giveaways for our Nerdfighter Gathering on Thursday at 5pm! We’re also the coolest library around - every W-TCPL location will soon have a copy of the #TFIOS audiobook read by John Green himself! #dftba #nerdfighters #teencentral
"The great thing about imagining learning as cartography instead of as arbitrary hurdles you have to jump over is that you see a bit of coast line and that makes you want to see more."
At TEDxIndianapolis, John Green talks about how to inspire curiosity by explaining one of his strangest discoveries: Paper towns. He’s obsessed with paper towns, or fake towns that mapmakers use to make their maps unique (they can then sue another company for duplicating their map with the fake town). It’s a weird quirk of mapmaking, but it naturally sparks curiosity — as soon as you learn a bit, you want to know more.
It’s the first day of Equality FTW and we’re kicking things off the best way we know how: with a livestream. If you’ve been around for past years, you know how silly and inspirational these can get all at once. You don’t want to miss out.