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Laconia: An Architecture of Thinking
Laconia: An Architecture of Thinking

Multimedia landscape as a language pattern, or what Ezra Pound has to do with Twitter.

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The Bippolo Seed: Seven Rare Dr. Seuss Stories Brought to Light
The Bippolo Seed: Seven Rare Dr. Seuss Stories Brought to Light

How eBay uncovered a buried literary treasure, or what a Massachusetts dentist has to do with vintage magazines.

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Networked Knowledge and Combinatorial Creativity
Networked Knowledge and Combinatorial Creativity

Why creativity is like LEGO, or what Richard Dawkins has to do with Susan Sontag and Gandhi.

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The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption
The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption

Why “information overload” is the wrong lens on the issue, or what sugar and fat have to do with Hollywood.

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5 Vintage Versions of Modern Social Media from Centuries Ago
5 Vintage Versions of Modern Social Media from Centuries Ago

From Voltaire’s status updates to Edison’s viral videos, or what Diderot has to do with data visualization.

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Ai Weiwei: Without Fear or Favour, a BBC Documentary
Ai Weiwei: Without Fear or Favour, a BBC Documentary

Exploring the role of art as an agent of change, or what 100 million porcelain seeds have to do with Twitter.

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