The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century

[Speaker: Steven Pinker] Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Do the kids today even care about good writing? Why should any of us care? Bestselling linguist and cognitive scientist, Steven Pinker, answers these questions and more in the Microsoft Research Visiting Speaker Series.

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The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century

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[Speaker: Steven Pinker] Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Do the kids today even care about good writing? Why should any of us care? Bestselling linguist and cognitive scientist, Steven Pinker, answers these questions and more in the Microsoft Research Visiting Speaker Series.
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    • By Steven Pinker
    • October 6, 2014
    • Microsoft Visiting Speakers Series
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    • By Steven Pinker
    • October 6, 2014
    • Microsoft Visiting Speakers Series
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    • By Steven Pinker
    • October 6, 2014
    • Microsoft Visiting Speakers Series
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    • By Steven Pinker
    • October 6, 2014
    • Microsoft Visiting Speakers Series
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    • By Steven Pinker
    • October 6, 2014
    • Microsoft Visiting Speakers Series
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    • By Steven Pinker
    • October 6, 2014
    • Microsoft Visiting Speakers Series
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    • By Steven Pinker
    • October 6, 2014
    • Microsoft Visiting Speakers Series
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    • By Steven Pinker
    • October 6, 2014
    • Microsoft Visiting Speakers Series
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    • By Steven Pinker
    • October 6, 2014
    • Microsoft Visiting Speakers Series
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    • By Steven Pinker
    • October 6, 2014
    • Microsoft Visiting Speakers Series
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    • By Steven Pinker
    • October 6, 2014
    • Microsoft Visiting Speakers Series
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    • By Steven Pinker
    • October 6, 2014
    • Microsoft Visiting Speakers Series
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    • By Steven Pinker
    • October 6, 2014
    • Microsoft Visiting Speakers Series
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    • By Steven Pinker
    • October 6, 2014
    • Microsoft Visiting Speakers Series
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    • By Steven Pinker
    • October 6, 2014
    • Microsoft Visiting Speakers Series