Monthly Archive: April, 2016

The Rise of Pirate Libraries | Atlas Obscura

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All around the world, shadow libraries keep growing, filled with banned materials. But no actual papers trade hands: everything is digital, and the internet-accessible content is not banned for shocking content so much… Continue reading

Bike-Book-Machine does Radical Municipalities

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A little bit of rain made us all cosy inside—an aborted afternoon of pedalling meant more time spent with the collection at Frontyard. Special guest conversationalists today were Dr Louise Crabtree and Marco… Continue reading

BIKE-BOOK-MACHINE: Doing Economies Differently

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Next up: “Doing Economies Differently” I am pretty excited about this next curated bookshelf and intimate public conversation. We will be joined by two excellent people Dr Stephen Healy a Senior Research Fellow,… Continue reading

THE WORLD’S OLDEST LIBRARY IS IN AFRICA

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Not only is Africa home to the world’s oldest continuously functioning library, this remarkable institution was also founded by a Muslim woman – challenging commonly held assumptions about the contribution of women in… Continue reading

Bike-Book-Machine is launched!

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Today was such a great day to finally see the Bike-Book-Machine on the road in all her majesty. This has been such a great project to work on—special thanks to James Nichols for the… Continue reading