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"I struck upon this kind of crazy idea that I was going to go to New York and stop 10,000 people on the streets and take their portrait, and create kind of a photographic census of the city." Courtesy of St. Martin's Press hide caption

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Author Interviews

In 10,000 Snaps Of The Shutter, A 'Photographic Census' Of A City

Brandon Stanton left a life in finance for an entirely different quest: to snap the portraits of 10,000 people. The project eventually became Humans of New York, a blog and the basis for two books.

Deborah Ball introduces a math problem to students at the Mathematics Teaching and Learning to Teach seminar at the University of Michigan. Brian Powers/University of Michigan hide caption

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Teaching Teachers To Teach: It's Not So Elementary

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"I struck upon this kind of crazy idea that I was going to go to New York and stop 10,000 people on the streets and take their portrait, and create kind of a photographic census of the city." Courtesy of St. Martin's Press hide caption

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In 10,000 Snaps Of The Shutter, A 'Photographic Census' Of A City

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Harris J's debut album is called Salam, Arabic for "peace." Phil Scott/Awakening Records hide caption

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Music Interviews

Harris J: Pop Music Meets Islam

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Harris J: Pop Music Meets Islam

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