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The Honeyeaters' Tree By Andy Gibb
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Suddenly homeless and beyond mid-life, a British birdwatcher takes off for the Antipodes. He's looking for the 73 species of honeyeater. In the process he uncovers the tree of life and the landscapes... More > of Australia and New Zealand. He learns how the tree of life connects all the planet's species and how one of them threatens it like rarely before. The author flies via Singapore to a week around Perth. As 2008 turns into 2009, he drives two months in a campervan from Adelaide to Cairns, Queensland. The route skirts floods and cyclones. A fortnight in Tasmania and Victoria, with its fatal fires, concludes the Australian leg. New Zealand then offers a coda with its own branch of the family. Railways, cities and culture shock play cameo roles throughout. Not just about birds, the trip is a last chance to witness other survivors from the Triassic as they struggle against the latest mass extinction.< Less
Volume 4547, Macgregor’s Honeyeater --- Machiste By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 4547, Macgregor’s Honeyeater---Machiste Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman... More > scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 7421, Yodeling honeyeater --- Yokosuka K4Y By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 7421, Yodeling honeyeater---Yokosuka K4Y Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of... More > big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Birds In Tasmania By Marlies Bugmann & David Irwin
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Paperback photo book (birdlife): Photographs of 2010 with Nikon D70. Birds In Tasmania is a photographic glimpse into the colourful bird life on a remote, exotic island - Tasmania; it includes... More > native birds, exotic birds that have become naturalized, as well as birds in aviaries, especially injured raptors that would not survive in the wild. Photography by David Irwin.< Less

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