Link roundup November 30, 2015

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This is the good stuff. The Irony of Writing About Digital Preservation Sometimes that pipe isn’t connected to anything. Matt Phillips The Original Mobile App Was Made of Paper | Motherboard The original mobile apps made of paper Annie The most Geo-tagged Place on Earth Defaults (often times in software) influence our data and likely… Read more »

Link roundup November 16, 2015

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This is the good stuff. pixelweaver Make amazing shirts from web image searches. Love this. Fog is a winner. Grass too. Matt Phillips Rebellious Group Splices Fruit-Bearing Branches Onto Urban Trees | Mental Floss Guerrilla Grafters splice fruit-bearing branches onto urban trees Annie Idea Sex: How New Yorker Cartoonists Generate 500 Ideas a Week –… Read more »

Link roundup November 2, 2015

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This is the good stuff. ITUNES TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The Graphic Novel One page of the iTunes Terms & Conditions illustrated (in a different artist’s style), every day. Brett How I 3D-printed a fashion collection at home — danit peleg 3D printed fashion Annie French Vending Machines Dispense Short Stories Instead Of Snacks | Mental… Read more »

Link roundup October 21, 2015

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A little late to the party, but happy to be using the taco emoji! How Taco Emoji—and Hittite Hieroglyphs—Get to Your Screen | Mental Floss How emoji come to be Annie The Internet’s Dark Ages the web … was intended to be a messaging system, not a library Matt Phillips An Error Leads to a… Read more »

Link roundup October 1, 2015

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Homogeneously contributed MIT Student Builds Real-Time Transit Map for His Wall | Mental Floss Real time light up MBTA map Annie Why Preserving Old Computer Games is Surprisingly Difficult | Mental Floss Preserving old video games is not so easy Annie Get Peanutized | Turn Yourself into a Peanuts Character Need a new GitHub profile… Read more »

Link roundup September 11, 2015

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________________________________________ The New York Times wrestled with many dimensions of video to visualize the making of a hit » Nieman Journalism Lab NYTimes creates multiple versions of a video to tell the story of a Justin Bieber/Diplo/Skrillex hit Annie A Roving ‘Batmobile’ Is Helping Map Alaska’s Bats Citizen scientists check out equipment from the library… Read more »

Link roundup September 3, 2015

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Goodbye summer You can now buy Star Wars’ adorable BB-8 droid and let it patrol your home | The Verge If only overdue fines could be put toward a BB-8 to cruise around every library. Annie World Airports Voronoi I want a World Airports Library map. Matt Phillips Stephen Colbert on Making The Late Show… Read more »

Link roundup August 30, 2015

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This is the good stuff. Rethinking Work When employees negotiate, they negotiate for improved compensation, since nothing else is on the table. Matt Phillips Putting Elon Musk and Steve Jobs on a Pedestal Misrepresents How Innovation Happens “Rather than placing tech leaders on a pedestal, we should put their successes” Matt Phillips Lamp Shows |… Read more »

Link roundup August 19, 2015

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We found some cool stuff you might like. Michael Itkoff :: How To Vintage exercise how-to GIFs – mesmerizing Adam Delight Your Inner Kid With This Giant Lite-Brite | Mental Floss A really big Lite-Bright Annie Locking the Web Open: A Call for a Distributed Web All the pieces are in place for a better… Read more »

Link roundup August 14, 2015

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Friday Fun Day Use the words normal people use Use the words normal people use Annie Medieval Sword contains Cryptic Code. British Library appeals for help to crack it. | Ancient Origins A library, a sword and a cryptic code Adam PomPom Mirror PomPoms as pixels. The fluidity is beautiful. Matt Phillips The Last Kings… Read more »