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The Future of the Library and Mechanical Rhythms

Take a look at some of the latest ideas, products, and visuals for the week of April 28th brought to you by our strategists, designers, and developers.

Ideas
What Will Become Of The Library?: A library without books was once unthinkable. Now it seems almost inevitable.

Missing Links: The beginnings of the Net art movement and the importance of Berlin in connecting net activism with the burgeoning artistic networks of the time – both on- and offline.

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2014 From MIT: These advances from the past year all solve thorny problems or create powerful new ways of using technology. They are breakthroughs that will matter for years to come.

Greed And The Wright Brothers: In the years that followed that famed first flight, their failure as businessmen offers lessons for today.

Products
Slight: By artist Jon Nash, an app that lets you leave anonymous comments at your exact location without creating an account, signing up or logging in.

Factlink: The Chrome extension enables anyone to add a comment or reference to any piece of text on the web.

Service SOS: Salesforce is releasing one-touch live on-screen guided assistance for businesses so that users can talk with support agents when they have problems with a mobile app.

Visuals
The Installations Of Zimoun: Exploring mechanical rhythm and flow in prepared systems, his installations incorporate commonplace industrial objects.

The All-Time Greatest Cinematic Mindfucks: In homage to Twin Peaks’ rumoured resurrection, here’s our rundown of the best in filmic weirdness.

Daft Punk’s Retro Merch: The tongue in cheek posters that look like something out of an old copy of LIFE magazine are promoting the French duo’s latest range of merchandise, which in itself is as cheesy as the ads.


Levi Brooks is the CEO/Co-founder of Use All Five.
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