General Reading for 10/06/2015

  • “The Library of Trinity College Dublin would like to announce that the Book of Kells in its entirety is now viewable in the Library’s new Digital Collections online repository, provided by the Library’s Digital Resources and Imaging Services.”

    tags:bs dublin book library

  • “I think a lot about art. As a philosopher working on perception and consciousness, and as a teacher and writer, maybe more than most. It’s part of my work, but it is a pleasure, too. The task of getting a better sense of what art is — how it works, why it matters to us and what it can tell us about ourselves — is one of the greatest that we face, and it is also endlessly rewarding. But at times it also seems just endless, because art itself can be so hard to grasp. And so is the question of how to approach it. Is there a way of thinking about art that will get us closer to an understanding of its essential nature, and our own?”

    tags:bs art

  • “As with iOS, the Photos app in OS X El Capitan now supports third-party extensions: That means other apps can plug directly into the Photos interface to give you quicker access to more effects and tools. Here’s how to get started with the new feature.”

    tags:bs photos apple

  • “Henning Mankell, the Swedish novelist and playwright best known for police procedurals that were translated into a score of languages and sold by the millions throughout the world, died on Monday in Goteborg, Sweden. He was 67.”

    tags:bs sweden wallander

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