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Linked Heritage Fifth Plenary meeting in Italy

On 6, 7 and 8 March, Padua hosted a plenary meeting between the partners of Linked Heritage, the project founded by the European Union in order to increase the quantity and quality of the content provided to Europeana – the great European digital library – from the public and private sectors. Continue reading


eChallenges e-2013 Conference and Exhibition

Supported by the European Commission and hosted by national governments, the 23rd annual eChallenges e-2013 Conference & Exhibition took place in Malahide, Dublin, Ireland from 09 – 11 October. Continue reading


How Digital TV has made its impact in the global technology market?

The first Satellite dishes available in 1970’s were big satellite equipment that were fixed into backyards because their size did not allow them to be fixed onto the roofs. The modern day satellite equipment are smaller in size that can be attached to any wall and are hardly noticeable. However, with the introduction of digital television technology, the satellites and terrestrial broadcasts is soon going to be a thing of the past. Continue reading


Una mostra di Rudy Pessina

(italian language) Mostra fotografica di Rudy Pessina al “Vintage” di Piazza Donati (PISA). Inaugurazione Venerdi 8 Febbraio ore 19. A cura dell’Associazione Culturale Imago. Continue reading


Digital Humanities 2013

At the International Conference, the abstract “An Evaluation of the Involvement of General Users in a Cultural Heritage Collection” submitted by Cultura project has been accepted. The project will attend the meeting to present its results, including posters and short papers. Continue reading


Scanning Technologies for Heritage

Theaters scalped in new 3D digital scanning and modelling technologies is at the heart of preservation, conservation and protection of ancient structures. It is using digital technology to preserve culture and heritage. This latest publication, written and prepared by the academic staff of the Dipartimento di Storia Disegno e Restauro dell’Architettura (DiSDRA) of La Sapienza Università di Roma, is a great addition to new technology scanning using 2D and 3D modelling with a special focus on the Merida theaters. Continue reading


L’Aquila come cantiere per la ricostruzione

L’Aquila, the Italian city which suffered so hard from the 2009 earthquake and became one symbol of strength and reconstruction, hosted a very important seminar to explore how culture and knowledge can contribute to the development of city-areas, and specifically … Continue reading


International Symposium on Grids and Clouds (ISGC) 2013

The International Symposium on Grids and Clouds (ISGC) 2013 will be held at Academia Sinica in the wonderful scenario of Taipei from 17-22 March 2013, with co-located events and workshops. The conference is hosted by the Academia Sinica Grid Computing … Continue reading


Computers and Creativity

This interdisciplinary volume introduces new theories and ideas on creativity from the perspectives of science and art. Featuring contributions from leading researchers, theorists and artists working in artificial intelligence, generative art, creative computing, music composition, and cybernetics, the book examines the relationship between computation and creativity from both analytic and practical perspectives. Continue reading


Italian archaeologists unearth trove of artefacts in Egypt

The dig, headed by scholars from the University of Siena, revealed objects such as nearly 100 papyrus scripts, potsherds with written text and statues of pharaohs and important priests. The findings were made at the ancient site of Dionysias, which dates back to the third century BC and lasted until the sixth century AD. Continue reading