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The Future of Ideas is now CC Licensed

The Future of Ideas is now Free, announced Lawrence Lessig, Creative Commons CEO, on his blog on 15th January. Now, “The Future of Ideas“, is available to download under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license, as his other three books, “Code … Continue reading

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From Verne to Vonnegut

From the University of Delaware Library an exhibition in Special Collections curated by Iris Snyder: From Verne to Vonnegut – A century of science-fiction. Books, articles and more books of early works in science fiction, magazines, dystopias, aliens and others. … Continue reading

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Brian Dettmer

Brian Dettmer is the artist behind the wonderful carved into the z-axis of a book above. He transforms those old books in art, as dioramas. More of his art works at Haydeé Rovirosa Gallery, Toomey Tourel and Aron Packer Gallery. … Continue reading

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MPH classic books ads

This is one of the three ads created by Ogilvy & Mather India for MPH, which slogan is If children don’t read, they’ll never know. Classic fairy tales available at MPH. The pretty ad illustrations with modern versions of classic … Continue reading

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Growing Book

I love books and I love plants, that’s why the growing book, designed by Eric Zhang looks almost a perfect idea. Almost, because it doesn’t look very practice to put in the shelf with the other books. My cats would … Continue reading

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Pirates! at Internet Archive

The Internet Archive‘s blog made a special post to celebrate the International Talk Like a Pirate Day: Pirates!. The post points to films, animations, audio archives and books with pirates on Archive’s collection. Nice suggestions, specially the animations: Felix the … Continue reading

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Talk Like a Pirate Day 2007

Once more it’s time to celebrate the International Talk Like a Pirate Day. And I will do it on my way, sharing links, since I don’t have any pirate costume. Catster and Dogster users are also participating of this special … Continue reading

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TankBooks

Replace a good habit for a bad one: stop smoking and go read a book. To help you, try, TankBooks – Tales to take your breath away. The ThankBooks pay a homage to the iconic and successful design objects, the … Continue reading

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Deanna Molinaro

Deanna Molinaro writes and illustrates wonderful not-for-children books that I would like to my kids, if I had some. But why not for children? The books have cute illustrations, adorable creatures and don’t have Manichaean stories as the usual books … Continue reading

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Chinese Pamphlets

There is no revolution without propaganda, all kind of propaganda, which includes a lot of printed material, like posters and pamphlets. Propaganda, to be efficent, has be emphatic with it’s message, using strong colours, or powerful messages or, and, be … Continue reading

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