Old-school books

Reading to toddlers with real books seems to foster richer learning than does reading with e-readers or tablets.

Always On

The Lilliputians decide Gulliver’s watch must be his god because he consults it so obsessively. Today, that watch would be a smartphone.

Musa Okwonga on acceleration

Musa Okwonga is a London-based writer, poet, broadcaster, musician and communications adviser. Here he reads his sharp and funny poem entitled “Accelerate.”