5 Articles: Take Better Photos

Have you vowed to take better photos this year? Whether you've just received a new gadget or you're a selfie superstar, there are many ways to improve your skills. Check out these five articles on taking better photos. You can read these articles using CPL's Online Resources. "47 Tips for Better Photos (on a Camera or…
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Self-Driving Cars: 5 Articles

When I think of artificial intelligence, I usually think of movies like I, Robot or The Terminator (scary, right). Most recently though, I’ve come to think about artificial intelligence in terms of its contributions to humanity in the form of self-driving cars. Given what we’ve been conditioned into believing about the implications of making computers…
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5 Articles: Stay Safe Online

With the recent news of the Equifax data breach, are you thinking about how to be safer online and how to keep your information secure? October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, but it’s always a good time to learn more about internet and computer safety. The Department of Homeland Security’s Stop.Think.Connect.Toolkit has resources for…
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5 Articles: Home Sweet Connected Home

What comes to mind when you hear the term “smart home technology”? Well, I asked around and here are some of the answers I received: televisions with internet capabilities automated home energy climate management systems standalone virtual assistants like Amazon Echo and Google Home refrigerators with Wi-Fi enabled touchscreen tablets for multitasking automated security surveillance…
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Borrow a WiFi Hotspot from Chicago Public Library

To increase internet access throughout Chicago, we're offering Internet to Go, a pilot project to lend WiFi hotspots at these CPL locations: Austin Brighton Park Canaryville Daley, Richard M.-W Humboldt Douglass Galewood-Mont Clare Greater Grand Crossing Legler North Pulaski Sherman Park Vodak-East Side West Lawn Woodson Regional Library A WiFi hotspot is a device you can use to connect…
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5 Articles: Twitter Turns 10

Social media giant Twitter turns 10 on Monday, March 21, marking a decade of changing our world in many ways—from how we keep up with friends to how we report customer service issues to how we relate to people we admire. In honor of this double-digit birthday, let's take a look at some of the latest news on…
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Adler Teen Community Ambassador Program Series Launch

Do you like drawing, making videos, designing games and planning events? Become a Teen Community Telescope Ambassador with Adler Planetarium! Teens in high school, join us to learn how you can participate in this exciting program at special orientations at Humboldt Park, Chinatown, West Englewood, Richard M. Daley and Wrightwood-Ashburn happening through February. This program…
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