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New York's Museum of Modern Art has made an unusual acquisition. According to a blog post by Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator of the museum's Department of Architecture and Design, MoMA has acquired the @ symbol.  Continue reading...
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We were pleased to discover that the Visual Thesaurus has fans in the Blue Man Group, the highly creative outfit that has been producing theatrical shows and concerts for the past two decades. We talked to one of the original Blue Men, Matt Goldman, about how the group has drawn on the Visual Thesaurus for inspiration in both their stage productions and in their latest venture, an innovative pre-K and elementary school known as the Blue School.  Continue reading...
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Dog Eared

Books we love

Collective Intelligence

The technique of mass collaboration pioneered 150 years ago by the Oxford English Dictionary is now all the rage in our wikified world.

The Wisdom of Crowds

Here Comes Everybody

Wikinomics

Infotopia

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Blog Du Jour

Why They Write

Wonder what makes a Hollywood writer tick? Check out these blogs for talk, tips and inspiration for writing for the silver screen and the tube:

Why We Write

The Artful Writer

Jane in Progress

Animation Writers

Owner of Wendy's

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Blog Excerpts

Your Life. In Six Words.

Ready to boil your life down to, oh, six words? Talk about a writing challenge. Since 2006, Smith Magazine has been collecting "six word memoirs" from writers both famous and not-so-famous. Check out the latest entries here -- and submit your own micro-memoir!
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I suppose my mother's reading to me as a child could be logged as my first introduction to fiction. In-between my childhood delight with fiction and my fiction writing career, two masters and a Ph.D. in history happened. It was after my Ph.D. in 1985 that I returned to fiction. I guess I had exhausted my curiosity about the "truth." Or, more accurately, I had exhausted my curiosity about formal historical study as a path to understanding "reality."  Continue reading...
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