The new library: Co-work with a bookbot

The experience at the extraordinary Hunt Library is so encompassing, so collaborative that it’s apt to make gatekeepers everywhere a little uncomfortable. So complete is the remaking that traditionalists and visionists alike wonder if The Hunt should even be called a library.

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Google’s museum is in eye of the beholder

The next exhibit in the Museum of Next may be its next museum. Take the tour at Art Project, now online. Google has scanned more than 1,000 masterpeices from prominent art museums around the world and brings images of the artworks to computers via the Web. Visitors have the option to look so closely at […]

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Current finds TV’s future at the bar

Current TV’s Bar Karma is a stunningly original development in storytelling enabled by the collaboration of a creative generation of storymakers and visionary mediamakers. A community of viewers can use Internet applications at Current’s Creation Studios to create and develop stories, characters and plots for the new TV series. Brilliant producers such as video game […]

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Screen-sensitive glove keeps info at hand

You want to call a friend, check email or search for a restaurant. Pull out your touch-screen gadget and let your fingers do the work. Problem: it’s freezing and the gloves are on. Your forefinger and thumb slide across the surface of the touchscreen like a frozen puck. Go fingerless? A fashion statement for the […]

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