Digitizing History, Yay or Nay?

New York's worldwide famous Metropolitan Museum of Art has recently been the subject of mounting criticism relating to the institution's staggering deficit and increasingly frequent layoffs. Last month, The New York Times ran a piece on the matter, which touched upon the museum's mistake of overhiring in the digital department. The whole notion of putting exhibits online is... Continue Reading →

When The United Nations Called Lake Success Home

1111 Marcus Avenue looks very much like the buildings it is surrounded by -large, corporate and well, pretty unremarkable. Only this address has a much more illustrious past than its neighboring counterparts. When the UN came into being in October 1945, it had no headquarters. By 1946, the General Assembly was making eventual plans to permanently... Continue Reading →

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