Category Art

Introducing: The Illustrated Library

The Illustrated Library: Daily (or somewhat regular) creative commons illustrations of library stuff. Individuals and academic institutions are welcome to use illustrations on (non-commercial) websites and print materials with attribution. Advertisements

The Infinite Jukebox

The Infinite Jukebox is the result of feeding a song into The Echo Nest (a music data service) where it is decomposed into individual beats. Paul Lamere then created an algorithm to analyze each beat and match it to other similar beats in the song. Lamere explains the use of this data by stating that […]

The Library of Unborrowed Books by Meriç Algün Ringborg

  “There is a selection made of what books accompany us into the future. Within education, for instance, the establishment of a canon is clear – it is the venue for the particular echo that determines what books persevere, those that are to be kept in the loop and read again by the next generation. […]