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Twitter Will Hold A Fiction Festival From November 28 To December 2

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It looks like Twitter is will be holding a fiction festival that will run from November 28 to December 2. The announcement is being made on-stage at the New York Public Library, where Twitter’s Andrew Fitzgerald is on-stage with the New Yorker’s fiction editor Deborah Treisman. I’ve reached out to...
Twitter Will Hold A Fiction Festival From November 28 To December 2
Twitter launches 'Certified Products' to further encourage the apps it wants
There's Soon to Be a Public Library in Texas With No Books

New York Public Library Blocks The Pirate Bay (and TorrentFreak)

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With close to 53 million items the New York Public Library (NYPL) is one of the largest libraries in the world. Pretty much every piece of information imaginable is available, on paper that is. Ironically, the library’s Internet access is rather restricted and blocks access to many legitimate websites. One...
New York Public Library Blocks The Pirate Bay (and TorrentFreak)
How to recover floppy disc files without an old computer

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Harry Potter E-Books Available For Reserve At NY Public Library Now

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The Harry Potter e-books, which will be released for the first time by Pottermore in April (after months of delays), are now appearing in the New York Public Library’s e-book collection and library patrons can pre-reserve them. I noticed the e-books today when I was browsing through the NYPL’s...
Harry Potter E-Books Available For Reserve At NY Public Library Now
Lonely, but united: Sherry Turkle and Steven Johnson on technology's pain and promise
How the New York Public Library is embracing the art of video games

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The Top Free Wifi Hot Spots In Manhattan By Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Outdoor Locale, and Noise Level [INFOGRAPHIC]

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(via NYC EDC Tumblr) Did you know that the New York Public Library's Science, Industry Business library in Murray Hill is the quietest spot for fast Wifi in New York City? Did you know that the NYPL even had a Science, Industry, and Business library? (Hence the quiet, we guess.)...
The Top Free Wifi Hot Spots In Manhattan By Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Outdoor Locale, and Noise Level [INFOGRAPHIC]

Tagstand Is NFC-Enabling A Giant Cocktail Party, Will Let Guests Facebook & Tweet From Their Wristbands

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Tagstand, the YC-backed company focused on making NFC a more mainstream technology, is getting some action at a pretty big black-tie event in New York this weekend which will see its technology used to enable some nifty actions for the 3,500 guests, like tapping to tweet, posting pictures to Facebook and...
Tagstand Is NFC-Enabling A Giant Cocktail Party, Will Let Guests Facebook & Tweet From Their Wristbands

The Doodle 4 Google State Winners—and time to vote for the National!

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Today we’re excited to announce the 50 State Winners the 2012 U.S. Doodle 4 Google competition. We received a record-breaking 114,000 submissions from all corners of the country—from North Pole, Alaska, to Suwanee, Ga. Young artists doodled their way from the prehistoric to the futuristic and everywhere in between with...
The Doodle 4 Google State Winners—and time to vote for the National!

NYT: Penguin to extend ebook and audiobook library rentals to LA and Cleveland

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Penguin will refresh its ebook lending system later today, according to a report from the New York Times. The publisher will start lending out its titles in Los Angeles and Cleveland, mimicking the program that trialled (despite some DRM issues) in New York. Public library users can even expect...
NYT: Penguin to extend ebook and audiobook library rentals to LA and Cleveland

Simon & Schuster, NYPL Enter E-book Lending Deal

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Simon and Schuster and the New York Public Library are undertaking a pilot e-book lending project. Simon and Schuster and the New York Public Library have launched a new e-book lending partnership. For the next year, Simon and Schuster's entire e-book catalog will be available from the New York,...
Simon & Schuster, NYPL Enter E-book Lending Deal

In Which We Resist Asking Björk to Hang Out

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Björk at the New York Public Library. (Photo: Twitter.com/mgiraldo) Betabeat couldn’t stop starting at Björk’s belly button. The singer was wearing a coral houndstooth suit over a black lace bra, with pumpkin pants, purple tights and a necklace made of thin coral pieces that looked like crab legs. She was clutching...
In Which We Resist Asking Björk to Hang Out

NY Public Library turns stereographs into animated GIFs, reminds your 3D TV of its roots

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Digging your 3D TVs, video game consoles and laptops? Thank the past -- the New York Public Library is here to remind you that streographic entertainment has been blowing minds for over 100 years, and has the animated gifs to prove it. The Library recently introduced Stereogranimator, a web...
NY Public Library turns stereographs into animated GIFs, reminds your 3D TV of its roots

This Is How The New York Public Library Sorts Books

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At  most libraries books are hand-sorted by library staff and unpaid volunteers.  The NYPL was having problems because of the large volume of books being processed, and they had difficulty finding people to do the work.  They have now installed a $2.3 million book-sorting machine that operates like an...
This Is How The New York Public Library Sorts Books

Former Hipster CEO unveils The Little Book Club, a book subscription service that grows with your child

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Former Hipster founder and CEO Doug Ludlow and his wife Sara have two children and found that there was something magical about their family’s nightly storytime. As years go by, finding time to spend together can be increasingly difficult and having the right book to support their child’s development wasn’t...
Former Hipster CEO unveils The Little Book Club, a book subscription service that grows with your child
The Webby Awards Nominations: Felix Baumgartner's free fall, HBO's "Girls," and Google Maps for iOS

High-tech readers: Seattle libraries lead nation in e-book checkouts

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Seattle Central Library. Photo: Jeff Wilcox. About a month ago, we penned a post that showed how Seattle was slipping in the annual “most literate” cities list. Well, here’s proof that we’re not: Two Seattle-based libraries just finished in the top-five for the nation’s libraries that lend the most e-books. That’s according...
High-tech readers: Seattle libraries lead nation in e-book checkouts

Vintage 3D 'wiggle GIFs' respun with library's cool tool

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In its push to reinvent itself in the Web era, the New York Public Library releases the Stereogranimator, a tool that lets users create flickering 3D GIFs from its archive of "stereographs."...
Vintage 3D 'wiggle GIFs' respun with library's cool tool

What lies behind the battle over the New York Public Library | Jason Farago

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The NYPL wants to 'replace books with people', but do we have to turn our beaux-arts research library into a giant internet cafe?Libraries across America are facing swingeing budget cuts and uncertain futures. But here in New York, home to the second-largest library in the country, the future is now.The...
What lies behind the battle over the New York Public Library | Jason Farago

Freegal Is The New Way To Download Free Music For Anyone With A Library Card

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SOPA and PIPA protesting aside, there are still legitimate ways to download music for free online.  Public libraries across the nation have begun partnering with Freegal (free + legal), a relatively new service that allows library cardholders to download up to three mp3s per week. All of the tunes come...
Freegal Is The New Way To Download Free Music For Anyone With A Library Card

Sitting outside of a HUGE library waiting for meeting time (@ New York Public Library - Main Branch w/ 3 others) http://4sq.com/1fIYgP

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Sitting outside of a HUGE library waiting for meeting time (@ New York Public Library - Main Branch w/ 3 others) http://4sq.com/1fIYgP

Introducing Thimble: webmaking made easy

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Today we are proud to launch a new Mozilla Webmaker app to the world. Meet Thimble, the new tool that makes it incredibly simple for anyone to create and share their own web pages and other projects in minutes. Thimble is webmaking made easy. It’s an intuitive visual editor...
Introducing Thimble: webmaking made easy

Digital Public Library of America's online doors open for business today

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Remember when the internet was hailed as the "information superhighway" and then we all realized it was just some pot hole-filled, five-lane freeway overrun with humanity's virtual flotsam and jetsam? Well, now there's a venerable virtual institution to gather the best cultural bits that float to the top, make'em...
Digital Public Library of America's online doors open for business today

Penguin slinks back into e-book lending for New York City libraries, with a possible catch

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You might say Penguin has had a rocky relationship with libraries. That looks to be on the tentative mend, as the publisher and 3M have together cut deals with the Brooklyn Public Library and New York Public Library to bring Penguin's e-book catalog back as part of a test...
Penguin slinks back into e-book lending for New York City libraries, with a possible catch

SocialFlow Increases Social Media Clicks By Up To 60% - At A Cost

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SocialFlow, a service currently being used by the Economist, the New York Public Library, Pepsi and Human Rights Watch to manage social media campaigns, exited its beta and became publicly available Tuesday. In the beta stage, SocialFlow increased clicks per tweet between 40% and 60%, on average. But the service...
SocialFlow Increases Social Media Clicks By Up To 60% - At A Cost
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