Link roundup April 23, 2015

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This is the good stuff. Flip-Flap | THE BEACH LAB then I went here jeff How Dalziel and Pow Realized This Awesome Interactive Touch Wall – Core77 amazing jeff How Dalziel and Pow Realized This Awesome Interactive Touch Wall – Core77 amazing jeff John Harvard ‘speaks’ | Harvard Gazette Harvard is animating the famous John… Read more »

Link roundup April 17, 2015

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It’s spring! Sit at the picnic table and read some rounded up links. The best icon is a text label Icon based labels are visually appealing, but often don’t clearly express their meaning. The power of text. Matt Phillips The Invention & Dissemination of the Transparent GIF: Traces in Web Archives The diaspora of the… Read more »

Link roundup April 8, 2015

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Is there a Bill Gates Book Club yet? Were There Robot Librarians in the 1950s? – Pacific Standard There were no robot librarians in the 1950s. #syac dano A British Museum Is Displaying the Guardian’s Smashed Snowden Laptop “enables us to focus on often difficult-to-grasp questions about … the right to privacy around material fact”… Read more »

Link roundup April 2, 2015

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Blurred copyright, screenshots FTW, rainy day art, saving lives with paint and a library made of a library A Free Library Made Out of Books Could Be Coming to the Bay Area | Mental Floss A free library made out of books Annie Volvo’s new luminous paint for cyclists is utterly astounding! Life Paint. Such… Read more »

Link roundup March 23, 2015

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A sprinkling of spring links. When to Wend or Wind? | Pulio’s Word Blog When to wend and why to wind dano Be The First | Schulz Library Blog Be The First display at the library highlights hidden gems that have never been checked out Annie Memory in the Flesh Transferable, regrowable, distributed memories. Maybe… Read more »

Link roundup March 17, 2015

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This is the good stuff. Zipper robots could dress you Zipper bots. Want. Could be handy on the ski slopes or on the bike. Matt Phillips Negativi-positivi A good companion to the article on phonetically balanced sentences. dano Negativi-positivi A good companion to the article on phonetically balanced sentences. dano The “Harvard Sentences” Secretly Shaped… Read more »

Link roundup March 6, 2015

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Disney, tanks, Pantone, Bingo and the paperback book. Raul Lemesoff’s Driveable Library | Mental Floss Tank bookmobile weapon of mass instruction Annie Libraries are more popular than Disneyland? Library visits vs. major tourist attractions Annie humanæ Portraits with the exact Pantone color of the skin tone set as the background Annie Even Composting Comes With… Read more »

Link roundup February 24, 2015

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This is the good stuff. Sit Down. Shut Up. Write. Don’t Stop. Hard work and working hard consistently. That’s the thing. Not romantic sparks of inspiration. Matt Phillips What makes us human? Videos from the BBC. Fun, beautifully produced, short videos on what makes us human. Matt Phillips The Future of the Web Is 100… Read more »

Link roundup February 13, 2015

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Had to include some snow this time Snow Script on Behance Snow street art Annie 60fps on the mobile web — Flipboard Engineering Using canvas for lightening fast web apps. Sorry DOM. Annie Lars Andersen: a new level of archery – YouTube Historical documents helped this amazing archer learn insanely impressive skills Annie A Photographer… Read more »

Link roundup January 17, 2015

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Legos. JavaScript. Photos. And request logs. Smart teams. What a range. Why Some Teams Are Smarter Than Others How to compose a smart team, 1. Equal talk time 2. Good at reading facial expressions 3. Not all dudes. Matt Phillips Issues to Readers The living library. A video of a log of realtime book requests… Read more »