New York Times Invents a Conference Table That Takes Notes for You; The Ramones Guide to NYC

Posted On Tue, April 21, 2015 By

Posted On Tue, April 21, 2015 By In Daily Link Fix

  • When hip-hop first went corporate: to rappers in the early ’90s, starring in a malt liquor commercial “was a sign of cultural legitimacy and upward mobility.” [The Atlantic]
  • The New York Times has invented the Listening Table, a conference table that not only transcribes meetings, but knows when they’re important. [Fast Co. Design]
  • From a small East Village community garden to CBGB, here’s where the Ramones left their mark on NYC. [Scouting NY]
  • Listen to the new, speedier subway announcements that the MTA is testing out. [Gothamist]
  • In the late 19th century, a female Irish immigrant was so good at robbing houses she got the nickname “cleverest woman in America.” [Ephemeral NY]
  • A new photo book by/of “It Girl” Chloë Sevigny is also “a window into a less-networked, less-corporate New York with particular appeal to a new generation.” [New Yorker]

Images: The Listening Table via NYT Labs (L); The Ramones (R)

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