Reading List: Whiplash

Joi Ito, director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, and Jeff Howe, program coordinator for Media Innovation at Northeastern University, know change. “Even in Boston… decades of progress seem to melt away in the time it takes to walk from the humming laboratories of MIT to the cash-strapped elementary schools just a few blocks away.” Ito and Howe pepper their book with old-school slogans: “Question authority,” “Be prepared to walk away,” and “Get out of your comfort zone.” But they also crack open new paradigms for grasping a confounding future that arrives every day.

Related: 9 Ways to Deal with Change

Whiplash
By Joi Ito and Jeff Howe
December; Grand Central; $28

 

This article originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of SUCCESS magazine.

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