Sree Sreenivasan

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The Independent newspaper dies as it was born – in the white heat of technology

The end of the newspaper comes after an almost 30-year run. A former reporter recounts what made it so great.<p>Sunday, bloody Sunday: things began to …

The Digital Dirt

How TMZ gets the videos and photos that celebrities want to hide.<p>In the early-morning hours of February 15, 2014, Ray Rice and his fiancée, Janay Palmer, stepped into an elevator at the Revel hotel and casino, in Atlantic City. Palmer and Rice, a running back for the Baltimore Ravens, were arguing …

Infographic Maker Guide: 20 Cool Infographic Creator Tools That Will Turn You Into A Designer

Imagine you are an infographic maker god who can take 1,000 words and help people digest that information in only a few seconds.<p>An infographic, put …

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Today's @metmuseum art to share selected by my daughter: Gilt brass watch w/ sundial, from 1605 #metpix @HODINKEE

Shanah Tovah to my Jewish friends. @metmuseum art: "Scene in Jewish Quarter of Constantine" by Chasseriau #metpix

I met four journalists from Syria at @metmuseum yesterday and so am sharing this Syrian bowl #metpix

sree sreenivasan 谢瑞睿 on Twitter: "Starting Week Four at @MetMuseum w/ a stunning 1889 sculpture by the great actress Sarah Bernhardt(!) #metpix"

Sree Sreenivasan

82nd & Fifth from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This was the first show<p>of McQueen’s I went to.<p>I saw it, Fall, 1998.<p>I’d always had a deep fascination for<p>fashion, but at this<p>stage it was less academic<p>…

82nd & Fifth from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

I look at this drawing almost<p>every day.<p>I feel fully that five hundred years fall away,<p>that I am looking over<p>Michelangelo’s shoulder as he<p>works with …

82nd & Fifth from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The first time I saw it was the<p>first time I came to the Metropolitan Museum when I was oh, about ten years old, I think.<p>I came with my mother. We …

Sree Sreenivasan

Sree Sreenivasan

Every day, I'll tweet at least one photo from @metmuseum. Today, a big marble column near my office #metpix

For today's @metmuseum art, here's a fab statue of Egyptian goddess Sakhmet near the Temple of Dendur. #metpix

For today's @MetMuseum art, a stunning dagger from India's Deccan region, in Later South Asia collection #metpix

For today's @MetMuseum art, a recent acquisition: St. Catherine. Made in Milan, 1500s. Note the man's head #metpix

[photo] For Day 5 of my @metmuseum posts, a beautiful bottle from Egypt or Syria - both haunted by war now #metpix

Search for the Unicorn

"Well, now that we have seen each other," said the Unicorn, "if you'll believe in me, I'll believe in you. Is that a bargain?"<p>—Lewis Carroll, <i>Through</i> …

Day 6 at @metmuseum - here's my #metpix for the day: striking bronze head of Alexander the Great from 2,000 yrs ago

82nd & Fifth from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

I was brought up in a fairly irreligious household. In fact, it was fairly<p>suspicious of practiced religion. And so for many, many years I<p>worked …

57 Startup Lessons I've Learned The Hard Way

<b>Editors Note:</b> This is a guest post by Slava Akhmechet, founder of RethinkDB. You can follow him on Twitter here.<p>There are already very good lists of startup lessons written by really talented, experienced people (here and here). I’d like to add another one. I learned these lessons the hard way in …

Day 7 at @metmuseum - here's my #metpix for the day: Jalisco ball players from 2,000 years ago in Mexico:

82nd & Fifth from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Frank Lloyd Wright living room was built overlooking Lake Minnetonka, outside of Minneapolis.<p>From the window you would see a distant view of the …

82nd & Fifth from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

When I first encountered this instrument, I thought it was<p>pretty plain, but to understand how it changed music history, I found it to be very …

82nd & Fifth from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

I see this work as one of the most<p>powerful artistic representations of woman in the history of art.<p>She’s completely at ease and<p>staring down any kind …

Day 9 at @metmuseum - here's my #metpix - a tiny Chinese snuff bottle from an exhibit of dozens of "Small Delights":

82nd & Fifth from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This is a painting that I walk in front of every day.<p>As soon as I enter into the Museum, I see it down from the Great Hall.<p>As I go up, the figure of …

My last piece of @MetMuseum art was really tiny, so here's a Bodhisattva statue 14 ft tall & 1,500+ yrs old #metpix