Link roundup June 29, 2015

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This and that for the end of June. 9 Themed Color Palette Collections to Inspire You | Mental Floss Themed color palettes from movies, cities, nature and more Annie Oxford Scientist Explains the Physics of Playing Electric Guitar Solos | Open Culture Ever wonder about the physics behind guitar solos? Well here’s your answer… Adam… Read more »

Link roundup June 19, 2015

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More rounded up than ever Spot the Ball: Women’s World Cup 2015 – NYTimes.com Fun and interactive method for displaying images Annie Toby Glanville’s brilliant images of workers in the late 90s “I think perhaps that a real portrait is one that suggests to the viewer that the subject portrayed is alive” Matt Phillips The… Read more »

Link roundup June 17, 2015

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Some stuff we liked on the web this week… Harvard Law’s Jonathan Zittrain Defends Libraries — Yes, Even The BPL | WGBH News Our fearless leader @zittrain talks OPM data breach, right to be forgotten and the future of libraries Adam Designing The Pen | Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Pens: Like Awesome Box, but… Read more »

Link roundup June 12, 2015

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This is the good stuff. Paul Ford: What is Code? | Bloomberg well worth the very long read Adam How 77 Metro Agencies Design the Letter ‘M’ for Their Transit Logo – CityLab 77 different versions of the letter ‘M’ in mass transit signs around the world Annie Go To Hellman: Protect Reader Privacy with… Read more »

Link roundup June 5, 2015

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Some links to start your June with In A Digital Chapter, Paper Notebooks Are As Relevant As Ever : NPR What do you take to a meeting? Laptop or paper? Annie A Lovely Sunny Day | Zachary Levi and Bert From Sesame Street | Mashable – YouTube Go outside! Annie An Innovative New Timelapse Video… Read more »

Link roundup May 1, 2015

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May Day! Start May off right with these links. How Old Do I Look? A Microsoft robot will guess your age. No prize if it guesses wrong. Annie A Basement Dedicated to Extreme LEGO Building | Mental Floss A basement full of LEGO. Keep your eyes peeled for the LEGO Public Library. Annie 9 Squares:… Read more »

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 »