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Why Academics Really Use Twitter, from PHD Comics.
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If you come our digitization lab, you might be surprised to find, somewhat prominently featured, the puzzle table. image

The jigsaw puzzle is a staple in our office, communally worked on during periods of time when computers are rebooting, large batches of…

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Check Out the National Cathedral Under Construction in 1925

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Check Out the National Cathedral Under Construction in 1925 cc @WNCathedral

This is an old photo from April 2nd, 1925, showing the National Cathedral under construction.

The National Cathedral

The National Cathedral

Source: Library of Congress

And here’s one of the interior under construction.

The National Cathedral

The National Cathedral

Source: Library of Congress

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80 Teddy Ruxpins Speak Emotional Text from the Web

T, E. D. is an art installation that renders text from social media to voice, spoken through 80 Teddy Ruxpin dolls. Here’s more detailed info from the artist Sean Hathaway’s site, including a synopsis and explanation of the set up and programming. You have to see this video:

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digitextnet:

Dylan & kitten — it rhymes.

digitextnet:

Dylan & kitten — it rhymes.

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teachingliteracy:

Lost in a book (by Jellabeen)

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Lost in a book (by Jellabeen)

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Human body as text.

Human body as text.

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