Europeana (europeana.eu) is Europe’s digital platform for cultural heritage.Read More
Category: TA7 – Decisions
I stumbled over an interesting article about crowdsourcing which defines the term relevant to museums and gives some insight to case studies on this theme. The article can be viewed on the “Museums and the web” site...Read More
lincoln motor company is putting continental’s ‘head-up display’ into production for the first time, allowing drivers to communicate even better with their vehicles in the future.Read More
One of associate history professor Thomas Summerhill’s students discovered Civil War maps studied by scholars for years were radically off.
She found this while this using modern GPS and historical maps to reconstruct Civil War battlefields as a part of a research project.
It’s understandable to feel underwhelmed by augmented reality thus far; AR won’t really become interesting and practical in a mass market way until it can do more than just place 3D objects on tablesRead More
Visionary director Alejandro González Iñárritu has been awarded a special award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for his VR experience. The film is currently on exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and may be indicative of a shift in how we make and consume film.Read More
If you’re fascinated by nature and botanical illustrations, you’ll be thrilled by the Biodiversity Heritage Library. This open access digital library focuses on bringing the natural world closer to people through access to writings and illustration. Thanks to the dedication of BHL staff and readers, over 100,000 images and photographs from the collection have been uploaded to their popular Flickr account since 2011.Read More
FROM Sir Walter Scott to Dame Muriel Spark, Ian Rankin and many others, the city of Edinburgh has inspired countless writers over the centuries.Read More
NAIROBI, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) — The National Museums of Kenya in partnership with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Monday launched an open digital library for indigenous games funded by Chinese firm, Tencent.Read More
Examines and outlines best practices in computational research’s applications in cultural heritage, demonstrating where the field is and where it is goingRead More