5 Interesting Links for 10-20-2017

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Crafts (Interesting People)

The author interviews and watches the last surviving sea silk seamstress to capture what is a dying art.
http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20170906-the-last-surviving-sea-silk-seamstress

Latino (Art)

Google stepped in to address the underrepresentation of Latino art and history by launching one of the largest digital collections.
http://remezcla.com/lists/culture/google-latino-cultures-in-the-us/?rfb **CORRECTED LINK**

Technology (Society)

Technological advances in facial recognition have personal and societal implications that need to be considered as the systems gain wider acceptance.
https://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21728617-life-age-facial-recognition-what-machines-can-tell-your-face

Names (Writing)

A character name generator that includes ethnicity along with some suggestions for characteristics. I would research the full names before using them, though. My test sample was the name of a restaurant in London.
http://character.namegeneratorfun.com/

Start-Ups (Economy)

Changes in the business laws in Sweden, combined with social policies that reduce the costs of failure, allow for a dynamic, flourishing business economy.
https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/09/sweden-startups/541413/

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