Toby Daniels is a proud, self-proclaimed enabler. The co-founder of Social Media Week has worked tirelessly for years to bring social media tools into the hands of individuals, businesses and non profits.
When Lauren Redniss is asked why she created Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie, A Tale of Love and Fallout, her reply is as striking as her work: "I wanted to create a visual book about invisible forces."
Hoteliers love to tout their technology, so it's no big surprise that many are adding e-readers to their lists of amenities. But a handful of chic properties are offering an even more extraordinary perk: real books.
Like brewing your own beer, satire is tricky, time consuming, and not as rewarding as you might expect. Humor is a lousy weapon, and anyone who thinks different is in for a life of one humiliating loss after another.
Amid a treasure trove of the the major texts of the Abrahamic religions, embossed-wood covers, gold-tooled leathers, and fine linen papers are pages damaged in centuries past by insects, animals, food, fire, and water.
The need to beautify the sacred is one of most universal of religious impulses. As the exhibition Three Faiths amply demonstrates, it is shared by the three great monotheistic faiths of western civilization.