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- From 1979: Architect I.M. Pei on the JFK Library
I.M. Pei, one of the most heralded of 20th century architects, died on May 16, 2019 at the age of 102. ...
CBS News. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- Columbia University to produce Obama presidency oral history
Columbia University Libraries in New York will produce the official oral history of Barack Obama's presidency.
Fox News. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- A Stinky Durian Fruit Led to the Evacuation of an Australian Library
It was initially feared that the overwhelming stench stemmed from a gas leak
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Inside Nxivm cult leader's library where he allegedly had sex with two slaves
The short clip shows Raniere, 58, sat at a desk in the 'Executive Library' in Halfmoon, New York, as he jokes about calling women 'piggies'.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Newly discovered color images offer a rare glimpse of 1950s America during its boom years
The U.S. photos are part of a new website called the Lost Colour Library, which was recently launched by Wolfgang Wild, who has been working with archival images for years.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- Gas Leak at University of Canberra Library in Australia Revealed to Be Durian Fruit
This marks the second time in recent memory that an Australian university library was evacuated after the smell of durian fruit was mistaken for a gas leak.
Mental Floss. Monday, 13 May 2019.
- Latest Sri Lanka arrest throws spotlight on Wahhabism in eastern hotbed
Mohamed Aliyar, 60, is the founder of the Centre for Islamic Guidance, which boasts a mosque, a religious school and a library in Zahran's hometown of Kattankudy, a Muslim-dominated city on Sri Lanka's eastern shores. ...
Yahoo. Sunday, 12 May 2019.
- Library of Congress Digitizes Taiwanese Watercolors, Rare Chinese Texts
The library's rare Chinese book collection includes 5,300 titles, 2,000 of which will ultimately be included in the online portal
Smithsonian. Friday, 10 May 2019.
- Tencent Music (TME) to Post Q1 Earnings: What's in Store?
Tencent Music's (TME) first-quarter 2019 results are likely to benefit from expanding music library despite increasing content and revenue sharing fees.
Zacks. Friday, 10 May 2019.
- 'Education Is The Only Solution': Afghan Library Honors Slain Schoolgirl
Seventeen-year-old Rahila Rafi was killed last August in a suicide attack on a Kabul classroom. Her brother has open a library in honor of his slain sister after being inspired by an entry in Rahila's diary.
Radio Liberty. Wednesday, 8 May 2019.
- WordPress finally gets the security features a third of the Internet deserves
WordPress 5.2 released with support for cryptographically-signed updates, a modern cryptographic library.
ZDNet. Tuesday, 7 May 2019.
- The origins of Tolkien's Middle-earth, on display in NYC
An exhibition at the Morgan Library and Museum explores the creative process of author J.R.R. Tolkien. ...
CBS News. Monday, 6 May 2019.
- We Must Bring Libraries, Journalists And Technologists Together To Preserve Online News
How might technologists help the library and journalism worlds reimagine how they preserve online news?
Forbes. Saturday, 4 May 2019.
- Apple opening store in DC's Carnegie Library on May 11 - CNET
The company says it's "reimagining Apple Carnegie Library as a brand-new space to learn."
CNET. Wednesday, 1 May 2019.
- Netflix: Python programming language is behind every film you stream
If you want a job at Netflix, it's probably a good idea to learn programming language Python and all its libraries.
ZDNet. Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019.
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