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Picturing the Library as Public Space

Elizabeth Felicella spent five years documenting how libraries reflect and shape their communities and times.<p>Elizabeth Felicella’s photographs of New York’s public libraries are empty of people, but full of traces of them. She captures ghosts of letters and fingerprints on chalkboards, and doodles …

Libraries

5 Tech Trends to Watch at SxSW 2016

Here's what everyone will be talking about this weekend at the annual conference in Austin.<p>With apologies to the people behind CES, my favorite conference starts tomorrow in Austin. SxSW is a bastion of innovative new product demos, incredible apps (last year, Meerkat was the talk of the show--it …

Why the Tel Aviv Library Made Room for Tech Startups

They turned a library into The Library, a high-tech incubator space.<p>TEL AVIV, Israel—For Yehuda Sabag, the biggest fear about launching a tech startup out of a public library was the noise.<p>That might seem like a strange concern: Libraries, after all, have a reputation for silence. But this isn’t …

Tel Aviv

Wellcome Collection London Transformation / Wilkinson Eyre Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Wilkinson Eyre Architects has completed a £17.5m transformation of Wellcome Collection in London …

Design

Generator Paris / DesignAgency

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Generator Paris is the newest location in Generator’s quickly expanding chain of distinctive and …

France

This Bird Landed By My Window and Stared At Me Like I Murdered his Whole Family

Crime

Camp in the Air: New Suspended Treehouse Tents and Hammocks Designed by Tentsile | Colossal

<p>Since we last mentioned Tensile tents around this time last year, the company has unveiled several new models of their fantastic suspended tent …

Treehouses

Radical Cities, Radical Solutions: Justin McGuirk's Book Finds Opportunities In Unexpected Places

<i>Justin McGuirk's book</i> Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture <i>is fast becoming a seminal text in the architecture world.</i> …

CHIP is a $9 Raspberry Pi killer

The Raspberry Pi was definitely a game changer when it hit shelves at only $35. But CHIP is hoping to make the Pi look positively pricey by comparison. The Kickstarter campaign has already blown way past its $50,000 goal. In fact, at the time of this writing its approaching $500,000. Like the Pi, …

rv-living

Students become ‘citizen scientists,’ track D.C.’s wildlife with cameras

Jasmyn Hill had been attending the same charter school in Southeast Washington for five years before she ever ventured into the woods that surround the campus.<p>“I had no idea what was in there,” said the 16-year-old junior with long turquoise nails and waist-length braids. She described herself as …

Wildlife

Ditch the camping stove – these sites have food trucks, cafes and even bars

<b>Campsites with food vans</b><p><b>Gwithian Farm, Hayle, Cornwall</b> <br>Visiting street food vans have become a regular feature at this feted seaside campsite. This year’s line-up includes Mexican street food, wood-fired-pizzas, curry, daily hot croissant delivery and “proper” fish and chips. Godrevy Beach Cafe, …

Environmentally Friendly

Social Storytelling: The Next Wave of Engagement

Most of today’s content strategies involve publishing hundred of bits of content per month across social networks, without any cohesive story or narrative behind the content. These random pieces of information tell a story to your fans and customers, whether intended or not.<p>Are you telling the …

Customers

The best of SXSW Interactive

SXSW 2015 was exhilarating, fascinating, and a great opportunity to catch up with colleagues and friends. As usual, it was a sea of marketers, tech …

The ROI Of Attending SXSW Interactive

But unfortunately, as the conference grows and gains popularity, the costs of attending continue to skyrocket. A badge itself is enough to set you back almost $1,000, and that’s not even factoring in transportation, housing, and surrounding events. As these prices continue to increase, many …

Marketing

William Powers: "New Slow City" | Talks At Google

Vermont Helps Shape New Era of the Library

<i>What’s the purpose of the library?</i><p>It’s an interesting question when you consider it. In a day and age when information is not only prevalent but …