What’s Going on with Singapore’s Robot Libraries?

What’s Going on with Singapore’s Robot Libraries?

In a world where every independent bookstore is at risk of shutting down, it feels almost impossible to accept that Singapore has nearly doubled the quantity and quality of its libraries over the past two decades. Singapore’s National Library Board has been collaborating with the country’s Urban Redevelopment and Land authorities to ensure an information-first future for libraries, according to an exclusive interview with GovInsider. This top-to-bottom initiative aims to make Singapore a global leader in information technology while vastly improving the quality of life of inhabitants ranging from toddlers to retirees.     In other words, these aren’t your …

Forget Pokemon Go, Catch Niffler in the New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Virtual Reality Experience

Forget Pokemon Go, Catch Niffler in the New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Virtual Reality Experience

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This news is just too much for me due to the fact that I love Niffler more than any little magical creature. He is the cutest little troublemaker. Does that drop a hint for you? If not, then the title Fantastic Beasts may excite you, especially when you hear that it’s joining the world of Virtual Reality… TODAY!    Image Via CinemaBlend     Fans went crazy when they first found out the magical book and movie series would be joining Google’s Daydream VR world. This huge reveal is for those who are ready to enter a world not only …

Become a Jane Austen Character in This Role-Playing Game!

Become a Jane Austen Character in This Role-Playing Game!

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If you ever find yourself longing for the good old days (namely, those of Regency-era England), then I have a delightful surprise for you that will make you happier than Elinor Dashwood at the end of Sense and Sensibility.   Via Giphy   No, time travel still hasn’t been invented (we should probably stop holding our breath), but the next best thing has actually been lurking on the internet for over a year. Ever, Jane is the online virtual reality game you never knew you needed, in which players get to create their own avatars using some of Jane Austen’s most beloved characters …