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The artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: A hilarious idea for a Confederate monument fix; IBM’s Watson A.I. has thoughts about your prose style; banks now coach young millionaires on art-buying, and more. — the artblog editors] HOVer Lane? Amazon Plans Dedicated Drone Airspace, via IDG.tv So Fresh and So Clean: Artists Asks to Add Outkast to Confederate Monument, via Hyperallergic Giant Laser Fired in Japan…For 0.000000000001 Second, via Gizmodo Many Books Make Man Booker Longlist, But Only One Can Win, via BBC Count On It: IBM Intelligence Judges Your Writing, via Flavorwire Keeping It in the Family: CitiBank Offers ... More » »

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The artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Great news for Ai Weiwei! We play around a little with language and expression, with articles about fonts, translation, artificial intelligence, and Taye Diggs as Hedwig. — the artblog editors] On His Weiwei: Ai Gets His Passport Back, via CNN Self-Censoring Font Restricts Your Freedom for You, via Wired This is How Hard It Is to Be Murakami’s Translator, via The Rumpus Feeling Sad? Your Playlist Already Knows (or It Will Soon), via TechCrunch Artists Weigh in on New ICA Philly Curators, via ArtNews World’s First Cyborg Can Hear Color, via Huffington Post ... More » »

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The artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Space! And identity theft; a controversial Michael Brown installation; a new local dance party; and more. — the artblog editors] Cosby Collection Causes Kerfuffle, via Huffington Post Ngo Way: Vietnamese Man Steals Identities of 200 Million Americans, via Yahoo Tech Almost as If He Planet: “Space Artist” Predicted Pluto 36 Years Ago, via Slate Play a Game to Play This Album, via The Verge The Fine Line of “Mein”: Germany Considers Restrictive Art Sales Law, via Wall Street Journal Commodore Comes Back With More: Get a New Smartphone Built on an Old Favorite, ... More » »

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The artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Political and religious figures, tech that could prevent drunk driving, goodbye to the Grateful Dead, and more. — the artblog editors] Hillary Clinton or H. Clintz? Politicians Past and Present Get Hipster Makeovers, via Huffington Post Heeere, Voter Voter Voter: Fishtown Visualizes Democracy, via Philly.com Dia de Los Muertos: Grateful Dead Plays Its Last, via The New York Times Facebook’s Friendly Feminist Icon Redesign, via The Verge Pope Lope Makes Philly Museums Mope, via CBS Driving Drunk? Not Today, Will Robinson, via USA Today Wax Off: “Karate Kid” Producer Jerry Weintraub Passes Away, ... More » »

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The artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Misty Copeland earns a hard-fought honor; a Wisconsin artist raises Catholic hackles; Frank Gehry’s design for Facebook headquarters; and more. — the artblog editors] Copeland’s Crowning Moment: First Black Principal Dancer in ABT History, via NPR The Muller-Lyer Illusion Is Something You See Every Day But Probably Haven’t Heard of, via io9 Looted Liebermann Fetches Fine Sum at Sotheby’s, via The Telegraph Probably the Stupidest Fridge Ever, via TechCrunch Let’s Check With Seattle About Their Arts Initiative Results in 10 Years, via Huffington Post [Tombstone Emoji] Finnish Inventor of Texting Tech Dies. RIP, ... More » »

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The artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Some problems can be resolved without a fight; Google gifts us “undo send” and a new medical tracker; and apparently pixel art is a thing. — the artblog editors] It Was Only a Matter of Time Until Google Developed a Health Tracker, via Mashable LG Lowers Headquarters Height When Met Asks Nicely, via ArtNews. Wouldn’t it be nice if the Museo del Prado and the Museum of Royal Collections could get along half as well? All Hail Our Google Overlords: Gmail Officially Adds “Undo Send,” via Gizmodo New Orleans Artist Wants to Share ... More » »

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The artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: What do you think of Rachel Dolezal’s artwork? Plus, a filmmaker who is either too smart or too stupid for life; face-recognition software under fire; and Jeb Bush’s turd of a logo. — the artblog editors] And Then There’s Rachel Dolezal’s Art, via BET BOXed Out: New Device Says It Protects Your Data From Hackers, via TIME My Stars! Savannah Arts District Starts Blasting Off, via The New York Times Illegal or Intellectual? Filmmaker Robs Bank for “Research,” via Boston Globe What Arts Lacks in Public Funding, It Makes Up in Private Donors, ... More » »

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The artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: When tech giants deliver the news, they decide what’s news; there’s a new art mag for the “ailing art world”; and when will the vagina finally get its due art appreciation? — the artblog editors] It’s Staring Us Right in the Face: Art’s Big Vagina Problem, via the Daily Beast Apple News App Reminds Us That Tech Giants Now Control the News, via Wired Tasteless or Tragic? Maryland School Pulls Art Display, via My Fox DC Snowd(en) Under: The Real Cost of NSA Spying, via TIME Artist Alexander Melamid Starts Artenol, A Magazine ... More » »

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The artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Shakeups on the verge in the theater and music industries; Elon Musk shares whether his own success scares him; a Dutch artist is one unlucky duck; and more. — the artblog editors] Party Animal: This Japanese Artist Is Full of Hot Air, via BBC Have Broadway Your Way With New Ticket App, via Wired That’s Ducked Up: Dutch Artist’s Feathers Ruffled by Philly Floatie, via Philly Mag Bring This Giant Typewriter to Life at Burning Man, via Kickstarter Creatively Named Apple Music Service, Apple Music, Set to Launch, via Wall Street Journal Baltimore ... More » »

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The artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: A decades-old musical grudge; pictures of sex and pictures by dogs; and the frenzy of Mad Max, explicated. — the artblog editors] The Sound of Silence: Art Garfunkel Still Sad About Simon Split, via the Telegraph Finger Food for Thought: Snapchat Interface May Change, via TechCrunch Full Circle: Now You Can Read a Book on Instagram, via Huffington Post Up Close and Personal With the Biology of Sex, via Cell 20 Things to Know About “Mad Max: Fury Road,” via What Culture Totes Amazeballs: Merriam-Webster’s New Additions, via Engadget Farewell to Mary Ellen ... More » »

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