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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

Ai Weiwei. Image via CNN.

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

We Can Digg It: Taye Diggs Takes on Hedwig, via The New York Times

Image via Wired.
Image via Wired.

Meet Cortana, the Windows A.I. Who Knows You Well, via Yahoo Tech

Farewell to E.L. Doctorow, Who Called Himself an “American Novelist,” via Washington Post

British Orchestra Tries a Little Crowd Work, via BBC