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Why libraries matter, cont’d: “Information is liberation”

The blog of The People’s Library at the Occupy Wall Street protest site fiercely and eloquently lays out its raison d’être: To reimagine who we are, to understand who have become, is a group activity. It requires public truth-telling and personal … Continue reading

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The city and its songs

A great window into the infinite musical universes people inhabit in the infinite city: I’ve written before about the demise of the boombox and how people now listen to their music in privacy and isolation; I suppose the need to … Continue reading

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An apartment transforms

New Yorkers proudly claim to make the most of our famously small apartments, but architect Gary Chang in Hong Kong shows us how it’s really done: This reminds me of the time when my sister-in-law, who had been living in … Continue reading

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