Brooklyn Nets’ Barclays Center

Brooklyn Nets' high-tech arena, the new Myspace, Google Field Trip and more in our look at the web this week

The recent unveiling of the much-anticipated Brooklyn Nets’ Barclays Center finally gives Brooklynites something to talk about other than Jay-Z. Laying claim as the most technologically advanced stadium in the world, the venue features free Wi-Fi supporting LTE and 3G, as well as 8,000 square feet of LED signage and a three-story 1080p HD megaton TV suspended at center court.

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Brooklyn Nets' high-tech arena, the new Myspace, Google Field Trip and more in our look at the web this week

1. Form 1 MIT Media Lab alumni have launched a Kickstarter campaign for the Form 1, a low-cost, high-resolution 3-D printer. Formlabs boasts that the stereolithographic printer produces much sharper, faster and quieter results than comparably priced FDM printers at the touch of a button. A few short days following the launch, the Form 1 has already exceeded its $100,000 goal by tenfold, making it …

A New American Picture

Photographer Doug Rickard travels the backroads of America on Google Street View

If photographer Doug Rickard had been able to get away from his daily life and go on the great American road trip like he wanted to, he might never have created the subtly powerful, deeply moving and award-winning images in the collection “A New American Picture.” Because he was unable to travel, Rickard sought other ways to see the country. He went online a lot, …