Topic: interactivity

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Internet Festival 2014 is approaching!

The Internet Festival will bring the net and the city of Pisa to life for four days this October. The keyword for the Internet Festival 2014 is matter. Just as the industrial revolution was born out of coal and steel, the digital revolution is born out of mines bursting with an inexhaustible supply of binary numbers, which when put together generate big data, the vital substratum for complex matter and active semi-processed products. The new economic paradigm of Internet Economies emerges out of this mine. Continue reading


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MWA2014: Museums and the Web Asia 2014

Smart Cities, Smart Museums, Digital strategies, Mobile, Museums in Asian Culture and Society, Digital Engagement and Learning and much more at #MWA2014. Continue reading


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News from WAAG’s blog by Janine Prins

Janine Prins of WAAG Society retraces her experience as anthropologist and announces the RICHES co-creation sessions. Continue reading


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MuseumNext 2015

‘What’s next?’ for the museum sector? The Europe’s major conference on the future of Museums call for papers is out. The 2015 edition of MuseumNext will take place in the Swiss city of Geneva between April 19–21. Updates and latest news about the event at Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin. Continue reading


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The Invisible Serdica under Sofia

Invisible Serdica is a mobile app that reveals objects of historical significance in the ancient city of Serdica, situated at the present location of the Bulgarian capital (Sofia). This tool enables you to get a realistic insight into some of the places, now hidden under the ground, emphasises on some of the unknown cultural aspects related to them by granting access to the especially edited multimedia tales and legends, curious stories and bibliographic data to various sources found in the NALIS Union Catalogue (NALIS UC). In this way, the historical significance of the object is revealed together with its relation to emblematic figures and events. Continue reading


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How technology is reshaping learning and teaching?

Once there were notebooks, pens and colouring pencils; now books and pencils are joined – and often replaced – by laptops and tablets. Nowadays the children entering school are fully fledged digital natives. Technology reporter at the Daily Telegraph Sophie Curtis recently took part in an interactive experiment run, which involved sitting through two English lessons: one held the old way, without any kind of technology, and the second with all the latest digital gadgets. Continue reading


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ARS ELECTRONICA 2014

The 2014 Ars Electronica Festival is set for September 4-8. This year’s theme is “C … what it takes to change” an inquiry into the prerequisites and framework conditions necessary to enable social innovation and renewal to emerge and make … Continue reading


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Augmented Reality exhibition explores a rare eye disorder through ‘Fractured Visions’

American media artist Tamiko Thiel will launch a new exhibition this September entitled ‘Fractured Visions’, which uses Augmented Reality and smartphones to explore alternate ways of viewing reality. Continue reading


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INTERNET FESTIVAL. Forms of Future

From 9 to 12 October in Tuscany, Pisa, it is being held the Third Edition of Internet Festival (IF2014), one of the most important European events dedicated to the digital world. Testimonial of IF2014 will be obviously Galileo Galilei, whose 450th birth anniversary is celebrated this year. Continue reading


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Framed 2.0: A digital frame that responds to gestures and voices

Framed 2.0 is a new Kickstarter project by FRM. Though it may appear to work similarly to other digital screens that project artwork for home use, such as Artkick, Framed 2.0 it incorporates features that set it apart from most other digital frames on the market. The frame is integrated with smartphones and capable of showing both static and moving images, including GIFs. It also responds to voice commands and gestures. Continue reading