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Celebrating John Cage: 40 Years of Visualizing Music Notation Around the World
Celebrating John Cage: 40 Years of Visualizing Music Notation Around the World

“To be an artist, you must immerse yourself with great passion in all that surrounds you.”

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Italo Calvino’s 14 Definitions of What Makes a Classic
Italo Calvino’s 14 Definitions of What Makes a Classic

“A classic is a work which constantly generates a pulviscular cloud of critical discourse around it, but which always shakes the particles off.”

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Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists
Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists

On love, liberty, and the pursuit of silence.

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The New Swiss Army Knife: Bill Gates Predicts the iPhone in 1995
The New Swiss Army Knife: Bill Gates Predicts the iPhone in 1995

What Siri and the appification of faxing have to do with the difference between envisioning and enacting.

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100 Ideas That Changed Architecture
100 Ideas That Changed Architecture

How the art and science of building evolved along the parallel axes of the philosophical and the pragmatic.

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Epilogue: Book-Lovers on the Future of Print
Epilogue: Book-Lovers on the Future of Print

“The central role of the bookseller is curatorial and….the intervening years have increased that role in terms of importance.”

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