Join Us in Summer Reading

This summer Brimmer Faculty will selecting between two professional reading choices:

Every Tool's a Hammer: Life is What You Make It
Author Adam Savage and star of the Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters hopes “to inspire you to build, make, invent, explore, and—most of all—enjoy the thrills of being a creator.” Savage captures the importance of empowering people to use their creativity as they search for their place in the world and the contributions they can make to it.

Participatory Culture in a Networked Era: A Conversation on Youth, Learning, Commerce, and Politics
This book, by Henry Jenkins, focuses on youth and technology. Written as a dialogue between three academics, it takes a philosophical approach about ways that technology can influence young people. The research for this book was funded by the MacArthur Foundation and is the basis for current thought leadership as it applies to the digital world we are navigating.