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The artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Banksy’s depressing theme park; a 3D printer for your latte foam; art you can smell and touch; and art that got a hole punched through it. — the artblog editors] Poor Porpora: Taiwanese Teenager Punctures Precious Painting, via The Guardian Insane All-in-One Keyboard Can Do Pretty Much Anything You Want, via Kickstarter Banksy’s Dismaland “Bemusement Park” Is Anything But Goofy, via CNN That’s a Latte Creativity, via Fastco Sad News: Fabric Workshop Marion “Kippy” Boulton Stroud Passes Away, via Philly.com Scan Plan Fans Fan Flames: Microsoft Makes Your iPhone into a 3D Scanner, ... More » »

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The artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Get a little higher with a newly patented space elevator and a play about Sylvia Plath and Frida Kahlo smoking up; new Android updates; and the jerk who let a tiger loose in the Packard Plant without permission. — the artblog editors] Need a Lift? Here’s the 12-Mile-High Space Elevator Patented Last Month, via TechNewsWorld Six-y and He Knows It: Philly’s Famous Vine Star, via CityPaper Android Marshmallow Adds S’more to User Interface, via Yahoo Tech Novelists Safe From Being Replaced by Robots for Now, via Huffington Post Transgender Teddy Bear Is Newest ... More » »

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The artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush trade blows on Twitter; Google creates a holding company for more transparency; we may soon be wearing sweaters made of pig hooves; and more. — the artblog editors] Take Your Selfie Elsewhere—It’s Silly, Says Philly, via Philly.com Zippity Do Wha? Verizon Touts Lightning-Fast Speeds Coming Soon, via NBC Hillary and Jeb Compete to Be Leader of the Twits, via Hyperallergic Rime Crime: Katy Perry and Moschino Appropriate, Inappropriately, via CNN The ABCs of Google’s New “Alphabet” Structure, via Yahoo Tech Yearn to Burn? Philly Burning Man Group Can ... More » »

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The artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: What will Uber do about drivers who refuse disabled passengers? Will Interpol’s dark web training equip authorities to catch more baddies? Why did the LA Times fire Ted Rall? Answers to some of these questions below. — the artblog editors] Today in Snooze News We Already Knew(z): Instagram Is Important to Art, via The New York Times Interpol’s New Dark Web Training Scheme Is So Cool I Can’t Stand It, via Business Insider Doing Less With More: LAUSD Shortens Art Instruction, Adds Disciplines, via KPCC What Window? Take Photos Through Glass or Rain ... More » »

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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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