What We're Reading: Our Weekly Reading List, June 26, 2015

A weekly round-up of articles and essays selected by the Four Freedoms Park Conservancy staff. Happy Friday, all!


The power of art. International iPhone photo winners. Technology and the President in the 21st century. And the work of Kate Macintosh, Britain's unsung architect of social housing, under threat from some of the very local authorities that commissioned it.

Photo by Google.

Photo by Google.

Google Maps: "Satellite imagery is constructed by systems which do not simply present but also interpret and transform the raw visual data, affecting how and what we see." Speaking of, how your friendly neighborhood search engine took over the world. The dreams of machines: google's image recognition neural network. 

A missing lamppost from the Queensboro Bridge finds a home on Roosevelt Island. The largest collection of Nazi memorabilia. The ongoing fight against Polio.