What Big Media Can Learn From the New York Public Library - Alexis Madrigal - Technology
Despite looming budget cuts, the library is flourishing and putting out some of the most innovative online projects in the country
NEW YORK -- Two massive lions flank the steps of the New York Public Library's flagship building on Fifth Avenue. Crafted out of pink Tennessee marble, Patience and Fortitude, as they became known in the 1930s, are the library's tangible link to the ancient history of libraries. Across the world, sculptures of lions had stood watch over sacred spaces for thousands of years. During the library's construction, people like T
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