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Yesterday, a new exhibition was opened at the Danish Royal Library in Copenhagen. The exhibition is called ‘Treasures in The Royal Library’ and it is the Danish National Library’s first permanent exhibition in recent times. It highlights Danish cultural heritage … Continue reading
The Danish writer Ib Michael has just published a book in English – or rather, he has had one of his books translated from Danish into English. It is now out as an e-book with the Danish publisher, Gyldendal. The … Continue reading
In a presentation of Sherry Turkle’s book Alone Together:Why we Expect More from Technology and Less From Each Other (2011), the publisher (Basic Books) explains that: Alone Together is the result of MIT technology and society specialist Sherry Turkle’s nearly fifteen-year … Continue reading
A friend recently drew my attention to Clio Wired: The Future of the Past in the Digital Age by Roy Rosenzweig (1950-2007) who was professor of history and founder of the Center for History and New Media at George Mason … Continue reading
Has the internet decimated the entertainment industry, or are we living in a new renaissance for both content creators and consumers? Depending on who you talk to, you may have heard both stories. This report explores the true state of … Continue reading
“Technology changes, language changes, having multiple repositories is good,” one reader responded to David Streitfeld‘s interesting article, “In a Flood Tide of Digital Data, an Ark Full of Books,” in The New York Times a couple of days ago. In … Continue reading