Link roundup April 11, 2014

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Wake up to what the ‘article of the future’ is really about – SemanticoArticles are no longer the unitary objects they once were. – David Weinberger The Massachusetts Library Snapshot Day PoolLibrary Snapshot Day. Photographs of libraries in action, including the building, collection, programs & people. – Annie 900 Years of Tree Diagrams, the Most… Read more »

Link roundup March 26, 2014

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Keep It Short“The point of brevity isn’t to chop a certain kind of word, but to make sure that each word is essential.” – Matt Phillips Wu-Tang Clan releasing only a single copy of their albumLibraries should band together and save up to buy the only copy of Wu-Tang Clan’s new album – Annie A… Read more »

Awesome Box at PLA next week

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Anybody going to the Public Library Association conference next week? Awesome Box will be there! We have a brand new look complete with stickers and bookmarks for folks who stop by and say hi.   Bookmarks Stickers   We’re looking forward to meeting lots of new libraries and signing on more Awesome Box users.  … Read more »

Link roundup February 26, 2014

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Marks for BooksRugged bookmarks – Annie Paramount Afraid Tweeted Stills Of ‘Top Gun’ Compete With Actual MovieTop Gun tweeted frame by frame. Brilliant! – Matt Phillips The Manual For Civilization BeginsIf you built a library intended to be The Manual for Civilization, what would you include? – Matt Phillips Portraits of librarians at the American… Read more »

Link roundup February 17, 2014

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56 Broken Kindle ScreensA print on demand paperback that consists of found photos depicting broken Kindle screens. – Matt Phillips 7 Hand Gestures That Make You Look Like a Real IntellectualGlossary of hand gestures to make you look like an intellectual. Highlights at – Matt Phillips HemingwayA web app that makes your writing bold… Read more »

Link roundup January 31, 2014

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Sense and sensorbility: the book that lets you feel your protagonist’s painA book that helps you feel what the character is feeling through light, temperature, and a body compression system. – Matt Phillips From Yoda to Darth Vader with LEGO BricksA Lego mural that shows Yoda from one angle and Darth Vader from the other… Read more »

Link roundup January 14, 2014

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quietnetSimple chat program using inaudible sounds and a computer’s microphone and speaker. – Matt Phillips The Year in Kickstarter 2013Year in Kickstarter 2013. A pretty cool promo that could inspire a similar Year in the Library – Annie Canadian Company Build Functional Truck Out of Blocks of IceAn actual working truck made of ice. Maybe… Read more »

Link roundup December 20, 2013

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The CNN 10: Ideas – CNN.comCNN highlights emerging ideas in technology and related fields – Annie Midday Traffic Time Collapsed and Reorganized by Color: San Diego Study #3How did they do this?!? – jeff NYPL | Children’s Books 2013NPR best books of 2013 app, but for children’s books. – Matt Phillips STACKSBook clusters produced “in… Read more »

Link roundup December 8, 2013

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The Top 5 Reasons We’re Taking A Break From ListsNPR best books of 2013, NOT a list. – Annie A Backyard LibraryIf you don’t have enough room for all your books – Annie Draw a StickmanSeriously super cool interactive story – Annie Smithsonian X 3Dautodesk – jeff The Incredible Story Of Marion Stokes, Who Single-Handedly… Read more »

Link roundup November 19, 2013

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MIT’s Amazing 3D GizmoReach out and touch someone. For real. – Annie Are Digital Libraries A ‘Winner-Takes-All’ Market? OverDrive Hopes So – ForbesOverdrive! – David Weinberger videoconverter.js – Convert Videos In Your Web Browseramazing video processing in browser – jeff GitHub’s Explore Email – interesting repos on GitHubDaily, weekly, or Monthly email highlighting interesting repos… Read more »