Awesome Box

Brought to you by

Annie Cain acain@law.harvard.edu

Matt Phillips mphillips@law.harvard.edu





Harvard Library Innovation Lab

librarylab.law.harvard.edu

What is it?

bookdrop

How does it work?

Just return an item. To the Awesome Box.

return

That item gets Awesomed

It ends up here, with the rest of the Awesome stuff

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And here

Each Awesome item gets Tweeted

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And soon, here

In the library catalog

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Anywhere, really

The API allows for content to be displayed wherever, however

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Any form

It doesn't have to be a wooden box

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How things actually get awesomed

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Simple web interface

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Simple web interface

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Why is this good?

What's so awesome about the Awesome Box?

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Started with two boxes

Harvard Campus

Boxes all across Harvard

Harvard Campus

Interesting numbers?




beyond

People

All these boxes mean all these people

Harvard Campus

Cardboard

cardboard boxes

Metal

metal boxes

Wire

wire boxes

USPS

usps box

Wood box from Barker Cabinet

barker box

Print

Printed Arrow

Metal

Metal Arrow

Arduino

Arduino Arrow

Felt

Finished Arrow

Box + Sign

Finished Box and Sign

Next steps

beyond

Call for participation

participation

Talk to us

participation

awesomebox.io


Annie Cain acain@law.harvard.edu      Matt Phillips mphillips@law.harvard.edu

Harvard Library Innovation Lab librarylab.law.harvard.edu

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