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Have you been exercising your discovery muscle lately? Successful business leader, Ronald M. Shaich, the CEO of US-based Panera Bread, makes a useful distinction between an organisation’s delivery and discovery muscles.
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Subterranean tunnel links Seinäjoki library with Aalto's 1965 building

Subterranean tunnel links Seinäjoki library with Aalto's 1965 building | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
This copper-clad library by JKMM Architects for Alvar Aalto's Seinäjoki civic centre is a runners up from the first Finlandia Prize for Architecture.
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Sublime.

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41 ideas advance in News Challenge: Libraries

41 ideas advance in News Challenge: Libraries | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
Last week 11 advisers helped us select a group of semifinalists for the Knight News Challenge: Libraries. Today, we are ...
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Data, Design and Analytics: Is This The Future Of Marketing?

Data, Design and Analytics: Is This The Future Of Marketing? | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
The growth of the World Wide Web has fundamentally changed marketing. The discipline is now far more complex and the choice in tools, channels and techniques seems to be increasing every day. Accordi…
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Useful.

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Audience engagement in arts and heritage: the traps we fall into

Audience engagement in arts and heritage: the traps we fall into | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
Arts and heritage organisations must radically change their approach to audiences if they are to remain relevant, writes James McQuaid
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What is the future of work? · Data & Society

What is the future of work? · Data & Society | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
Data & Society Research Institute
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Project Sisu » Blog Archive » Tiny Utopias – Part 1

Project Sisu » Blog Archive » Tiny Utopias – Part 1 | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
One hundred kilometres east of Seville, the regional capital of Andulusia in southern Spain, sits a small pueblo called Marinaleda. Surrounded by centuries-old feudal estates (latifundia) owned by the Spanish nobility, and the wreckage wrought by three decades of speculative capitalism, Marinaleda is a tiny utopia. While youth unemployment in contemporary Spain soars to 55 […]
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Tiny or otherwise, utopias exist.

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Trend forecast: Li Edelkoort - Elle Decoration

Trend forecast: Li Edelkoort - Elle Decoration | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
Li Edelkoort is a trend forecaster, curator, publisher and educator who constantly lives in the future.

Via cecile poignant
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Living in the future? How is that possible?

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Library book dumping signals a new dark age

Library book dumping signals a new dark age | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
Bookless libraries, libraryless towns. Is this the future? What does it even mean?
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Great questions

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Confuse students to help them learn - University World News

Confuse students to help them learn - University World News | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
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Rijksmuseum case study: Sharing free, high quality images without restrictions makes good things happen - Creative Commons

Rijksmuseum case study: Sharing free, high quality images without restrictions makes good things happen - Creative Commons | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.



Girl in white kimono, George Hendrik Breitner, 1894; CC0


Yesterday Europeana published a great case study documenting the experiences of the Dutch Rijksmuseum in opening up access to their collection of digital public domain images. The case study was written by Joris Pekel, community coordinator for cultural heritage at the Europeana Foundation. Over the last few...
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Generosity pays off

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Electric Objects Teams Up with NY Public Library for Artist Residency

Electric Objects Teams Up with NY Public Library for Artist Residency | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
As the Electric Objects Kickstarter campaign draws to a close — and on the heels of its newly launched artist in residence program — the folks behind the EO1 electronic picture frame have announced... Keep reading →
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Google can't compete with a skilled librarian steeped in information technology

Google can't compete with a skilled librarian steeped in information technology | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
In the six months Mikael Jacobsen has worked as learning experiences manager at the Skokie Public Library, his days have come to include everything from teaching classes to producing movies and offering information about Microsoft Office products. He oversees the library's digital media lab, coordinates its digital literacy offerings and introduces ideas in hands-on learning for non-traditional items, such as video cameras patrons can check out.
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No algorithm will beat a librarian.

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Daan Roosegaarde's glowing Van Gogh cycle path to open

Daan Roosegaarde's glowing Van Gogh cycle path to open | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
Daan Roosegaarde's cycle path, illuminated with patterns based on Vincent van Gogh's painting The Starry Night, officially opens in Nuenen this evening.
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Saw Roosengaarde's work at Helsinki Design Museum recently. He's brilliant.

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Public libraries play a central role in providing access to data and ensuring the freedom of digital knowledge.

Public libraries play a central role in providing access to data and ensuring the freedom of digital knowledge. | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
Data connectivity is intrinsic to most of our daily lives. The place which exists in almost every community large or small, rural or urban, is the public library. Ben Lee argues that not only do li...
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The Psychology of Web Design

The Psychology of Web Design | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
A great website design is so much more than just delivering content and making it look good. When visitors come to your site, they produce a set of feelings about... Keep reading →
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Always important.

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The challenge is on: How might we leverage libraries as a platform to build more knowledgeable communities? | Book Patrol

The challenge is on: How might we leverage libraries as a platform to build more knowledgeable communities? | Book Patrol | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
The mission of the Knight Foundation: To support "transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and
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Bookmobiles reinvented

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Why big data has some big problems when it comes to public policy

Why big data has some big problems when it comes to public policy | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
For all the talk about using big data and data science to solve the world’s problems — and even all the talk about big data as one of the world’s problems — it seems like we still have a long way to go.
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Big data, big opportunity?

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The Unsafety Net: How Social Media Turned Against Women

The Unsafety Net: How Social Media Turned Against Women | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
Under the banner of free speech, companies like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube have been host to rape videos and revenge porn—which makes female users feel anything but free.
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Need to keep our eyes wide open.

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We can learn a lot about public policy from the Nordic nations

We can learn a lot about public policy from the Nordic nations | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
At the end of this month Australia’s Productivity Commission will issue the final report of its inquiry into Early Childhood Education and Care. The inquiry was limited from the outset by the requirement…
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Yes, we can!

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Vitra Design Museum hosts Alvar Aalto retrospective

Vitra Design Museum hosts Alvar Aalto retrospective | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
The Vitra Design Museum is hosting a major retrospective exhibition of work by late Finnish Modernist architect and designer Alvar Aalto.
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Have just returned from Helsinki where I toured Aalto's house and studio. Having dinner at the Savoy Hotel, which he and his wife Aino designed in the 1930s, was also a thrill.

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Why Your Library May Soon Have Laser Cutters and 3-D Printers | Design | WIRED

Why Your Library May Soon Have Laser Cutters and 3-D Printers | Design | WIRED | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
A survey by John Burke at Miami University found that 109 libraries in the US had a makerspace or were close to opening one. Others are hosting events like Wikipedia edit-a-thons, where residents plumb the library's resources to create articles about local history.
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Maker revolution in libraries

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The knowledge revolution - University World News

The knowledge revolution - University World News | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
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Google - the omniscient librarian?

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How The World's Most Successful Inventors & Entrepreneurs Got Their 'Aha' Moment - DesignTAXI.com

How The World's Most Successful Inventors & Entrepreneurs Got Their 'Aha' Moment - DesignTAXI.com | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
San Francisco-based startup Funders and Founders have created an infographic titled 'Aha Moments For Entrepreneurs', a visual list of...
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How a New Dutch Library Smashed Attendance Records

How a New Dutch Library Smashed Attendance Records | Sisu Bento Box | Scoop.it
Facing declining visitors and uncertainty about what to do about it, library administrators in the new town of Almere in the Netherlands did something extraordinary. They redesigned their libraries based on the changing needs and desires of library users and, in 2010, opened the Nieuwe Bibliotheek (New Library), a thriving community hub that looks more like a bookstore than a library.
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Fab news.

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