Link roundup July 21, 2014

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Summertime is the best time to share a few pieces of the Web we’ve enjoyed lately. Google Is Designing the Font of the Future — NYMag Google’s quest for the perfect universal typeface Annie Motion Silhouette: An Interactive Shadow Picture Book | Colossal An interactive shadow motion pop-up book Annie It’s gotta be the shoes… Read more »

Link roundup July 6, 2014

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Watch These Ninety-Six “Pixels” Inflate and DeflateLow res, bag display. – Matt Phillips Color palette tutorial time! This is by no means…Simple color picking method – Annie The Most Face-Melting Music Video You’ve Ever SeenMake and melt your face. – Matt Phillips For Email Newsletters, a Death Greatly Exaggerated – NYTimes.comEmail newsletters, alive and well…. Read more »

Link roundup June 14, 2014

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Nobody. Understands. Punctuation.Punctuation should be used to express your voice. This is the best thing I read online this week. – Matt Phillips How to Tell Someone’s Age When All You Know Is Her NameI want this, but for publications. Take CS, the average age of an Info Theory pub has to be 40 years…. Read more »

Link roundup May 18, 2014

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INTERSTELLAR SELFIE STATIONso good – jeff The drinkable book purifies waterThe form factor and mechanics of the book make it a good delivery device for a large spectrum of things. – Matt Phillips Video: A Day in the Life of NYC’s Branches — NYMagawesome – jeff The leaked New York Times innovation report is one… Read more »

Link roundup May 12, 2014

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Museum of the Moving Image – Exhibitions – The Reaction GIF: Moving Image as Gesturereaction gifs anyone? – jeff Mathias Döpfner’s open letter to Eric SchmidtReally powerful discussion of concerns about google. – jeff Stopping Link Rot: Aiming To End A Virtual EpidemicA discussion of linkrot and Perma.cc on NPR’s Weekend Edition. – Matt Phillips… Read more »

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 http://criticalhandgestures.tumblr.com – Matt Phillips HemingwayA web app that makes your writing bold… Read more »