Link roundup August 11, 2015

A set of links for a rainy day

Herman Miller: The Picnic Posters – Design Milk

New Smartwatch Will Turn Texts Into Braille | Mental Floss

Four Oh Four! | FT Labs

Very Old Tweets (@VeryOldTweets) | Twitter

The Internet Archive Wants To Digitize 40,000 VHS And Betamax Tapes | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Link roundup August 4, 2015

This is the good stuff.

The new importance of ‘social listening’ tools – Columbia Journalism Review

How screens make us feel – Columbia Journalism Review

How screens make us feel – Columbia Journalism Review

Can Superman Get Sued for Trashing Metropolis? | WIRED

Link roundup July 31, 2015

This is the good stuff.

The Factory of Ideas: Working at Bell Labs

The UK National Videogame Arcade is the inspirational mecca that gaming needs | Ars Technica

I Can Haz Memento

A Graphical Taxonomy of Roller Derby Skate Names

Link roundup July 28, 2015

I see a theme here — computers are entertainers, directors, performers.

A Sort of Joy

Editor by NYTLabs

GIFs of Japanese Life

The Next Wave

Link roundup July 24, 2015

A block of links sourced from the team. We’ve got Annie, Adam, dano, and Matt!

A Light Sculpture Is Harvesting San Francisco’s Secrets

Toki Pona: A Language With a Hundred Words – The Atlantic

Swedish Puzzle Rooms Test Teams’ Wits and Strength | Mental Floss

Link roundup July 8, 2015

This is the good stuff.

Why I Vote GIF

The Fine Art of Forgery

Stuff in Space

As Bar Codes Replace Tickets, Something Is Lost Before the First Pitch

A New Word on the Internet

Link roundup June 29, 2015

This and that for the end of June.

9 Themed Color Palette Collections to Inspire You | Mental Floss

Oxford Scientist Explains the Physics of Playing Electric Guitar Solos | Open Culture


Link roundup June 19, 2015

More rounded up than ever

Spot the Ball: Women’s World Cup 2015 –

Toby Glanville’s brilliant images of workers in the late 90s

The construction of the Statue of Liberty – Google Cultural Institute

Giphoscopes from Officina K | The Public Domain Review

Link roundup June 17, 2015

Some stuff we liked on the web this week…

Harvard Law’s Jonathan Zittrain Defends Libraries — Yes, Even The BPL | WGBH News

Designing The Pen | Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum


Inside Obama’s Stealth Startup | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Don’t be Ned Stark — Medium

Link roundup June 12, 2015

This is the good stuff.

Paul Ford: What is Code? | Bloomberg

How 77 Metro Agencies Design the Letter ‘M’ for Their Transit Logo – CityLab

Go To Hellman: Protect Reader Privacy with Referrer Meta Tags

Can the Swiss Watchmaker Survive the Digital Age?

‘Passports’ To Vermont Libraries Encourage Literary Exploration