The Getty and Google Unleash Free Art — And Your Creative Potential

Open sharing has been around forever, accelerating progress in diverse fields. Computing (e.g., Homebrew Computer Club), code (open source), and even academic publishing ("open access", which goes beyond peer review) are just a few that have multiplied their social impact thanks to this openness. Art may be next, and here, too, technology will play a central role.     Continue reading at 'Wired'

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Your Guide To Free Google Books (And Its Limitations)

This is your guide to discovering free Google books and creating your own Google books library, with both classic and contemporary titles. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Google and Facebook are strangling the free press to death. Democracy is the loser | Barry Lynn

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Essential Arts & Culture: Getty Villa's redo, speaker dresses and Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer — damn!

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How an Art Director’s Frustration Fueled the Curiously Creative Instagram Feed ‘Trump as Food’

Agency creatives famously maintain all sorts of side projects, from a collection of fonts based on late rock stars' handwriting to a book based on an Instagram account summarizing millennial life. These efforts tend to get political (as so many things do these days), and ad folk have been... Continue reading at AdWeek

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'News Geek' Google CEO Appeases Publishers With End to 'First Click Free'

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