Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Women's Institute centenary and award winning embroidered tweets

This came via my Storify alerts.  It is a lovely celebration of the Women's Institute in the UK, and there are tweets being stitched.

The centenary happened last year, but they won a social media campaign award for this work.
Have a look at their twitter stream and you will see much potential for local studies and contemporary collecting.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Every building tells a story: A guide to architecture through anime - by Matthew Li

Every Building Tells a Story: A Guide to Architecture Through Anime: Matthew Li is one of the internet’s leading experts on anime and creates popular guides on the art and design of animation on his Youtube channel RCAnime. He...

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Go and read/watch this article.  It is great.  It implicitly highlights the importance of collecting anime for local studies as some use settings around the world, or modify exisiting buildings for anime.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

some thoughts about Digital vs Human: how we'll live, love, and think in the future by Richard Watson

Digital vs Human: how we'll live, love, and think in the futureDigital vs Human: how we'll live, love, and think in the future by Richard Watson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is a book to read slowly, and then to start reading again. It is a bringing together of many ideas about how people live, and challenging us about how we think about technology. It is speculative based on evidence, and is an enjoyable, and thought provoking read.

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