Link About It: This Week’s Picks

The end of the VW beetle, celebrating iconic NYC dive bar Max Fish, robots, rockets and more

Eight Frank Lloyd Wright Works Added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List In a serial nomination, inscribed as “The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright,” eight major works of the beloved architect join UNESCO’s World Heritage List. This is the first recognition of modern American architecture by the cultural organization. To coordinate the conservation efforts, the Frank Lloyd Wright World Heritage Council has been formed. The …

LUMI, the Smart Piano Instructor

With an illuminated keyboard and an accompanying app, ROLI's newest device helps you master the instrument your own way

LUMI teaches you to play the piano by tapping into nostalgia and memory. Using songs you know and love (their library includes pop hits and indie gems), you’re led through each note sheet with familiar, almost video game-like instructions. As the notes flow toward you, you’re instructed to hit the appropriate key as each one appears at the foot of the screen. This simple, clever …

Porsche’s New “Roads” App for Driving Enthusiasts

Roads, Porsche’s newest app, catalogs a deep collection of user-submitted drives and road trips. With over 500,000 users, the selection is vast and ever-growing. Available for iOS now and coming to Android soon, the app is by and for driving enthusiasts. Porsche’s Marco Brinkmann says, “It’s for all those that consider driving more than just transportation… It goes beyond the brand. It’s meant to be …