ATG Quirkies: Drinking from the Firehose

Check out this “Data Never Sleeps” infographic from Domo.com! It really brings home the staggering amount of data being produced each minute of the day. The numbers are mind-boggling. Lit...

ATG Quirkies: Print Book Covers As An Art Form

AIGA the professional association for design and their website Design Observer sponsor a 50 Books | 50 Covers competition in which a panel of experts “reviews and awards the best of book and co...

ATG Quirkies: Is Game of Thrones “Medieval”?

The incredibly popular HBO show Game of Thrones is invading academe. And it seems that “some medievalists have been eager to embrace the exceptional popularity of GoT as a way to draw new stude...

ATG Quirkies: A Unique Library in Yangzhou, China

This collection of photos on the Twisted Sifter website captures the incredibly futuristic Yangzhou Zhongshuge in China  designed by Li Xiang of XL Muse Architects. According to the post, “the ...

ATG Quirkies: Virtual Vacation: Virtual Venice

All of you armchair time travelers will want to check out this article on the Venice Time Machine project  “a pioneer international Digital Humanities scientific programme launched by the EPFL ...

ATG Quirkies: Books That Mean Summer

Here is an eclectic list of summer reading from the Globe & Mail. In it “a shelf’s worth of writers, from Ruth Ware to Linwood Barclay, reflect on the books that mean ‘summer’ to them.̶...