Topic: internet

e-AGE 2016: Call for Papers, Presentations, Posters and Participation

Integrating Arab e-infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE, is an annual international event organized by the Arab States Research and Education Network, ASREN. Since its launch in December 2010 at the League of Arab States, It goes in line with … Continue reading


Do live broadcasts cannibalize theatre attendance?

More and more performing arts venues are expanding their ‘virtual capacity’ by broadcasting their shows to digital cinemas. But might they be so successful that audiences forgo trips to the theatre itself as a result? Our study of London’s National Theatre NT Live broadcasts suggests not. Continue reading


#faces4heritage

Launched by USI Università della Svizzera italiana (a Swiss cantonal university based in Lugano, Canton Ticino, Switzerland), this initiative is endorsed by UNESCO and intends to promote peace through heritage preservation. USI recognizes together with UNESCO that “Heritage is our legacy from the past, … Continue reading


Netflix’s new Spinnaker tool

Over the past year, Netflix has built a new tool for quickly and continuously deploying its latest software code to machines running in the Amazon cloud. Now it open sourced that tool, known as Spinnaker, sharing it with the world at large, so that anyone else can use it. Spinnaker is specifically designed to deploy software to not only the Amazon cloud, but to Google’s cloud as well. Continue reading


e-AGE 2015: Revealing and Harvesting Knowledge

Integrating Arab e-infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE, is an annual international event organised by the Arab States Research and Education Network, ASREN. This year, the event is being held in Casablanca, Morocco, on 07-08 December 2015, under the title “Revealing and Harvesting Knowledge”. e-AGE brings together stakeholders representing regional e-Infrastructures, R&E networks and local/national/international organisations in order to discuss and debate new models for innovation, integration of R&E networks, policies for sustainable development in education, means of knowledge sharing and dissemination, capacity building programmes, region-wide e-infrastructure deployment to tackle today’s issues pertaining climate change, global economy, food, water scarcity, alternative energy and environment. Continue reading


VICTA: Visions on Internet of Cultural Things and Applications – workshop at SITIS conference 2015

The international workshop on Visions on Internet of Cultural Things and Applications (VICTA) is part of the 11th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems (SITIS 2015), being held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 23-27 November 2015. VICTA 2015 is organised by DATABENC, the high technology district for Cultural Heritage in Campania Region, Italy. Continue reading


Open ICT Standards for Public Procurement: Fostering Interoperability

If you are involved somehow in ICT procurement and want to know how other organizations similar to yours are successfully dealing with ICT “lock-in” when procuring their ICT Systems, you are warmly invited to attend the “Open ICT Standards for Public Procurement: Fostering interoperability” workshop, taking place in Brussels – at DG CONNECT – on November 13th, 2015. Continue reading


E-Space Creative Marketing Workshop – event in Pisa

Organized by Fondazione Sistema Toscana, this Europeana Space Creative Marketing workshop was focused on exploring different ways of communicating cultural contents with the use of new media and will show how a greater audience can be reached by combining the power of social media … Continue reading


IPR: good or bad for Creativity in the Digital World?

In a recently published post on the Cultural Studies Leuven blog, Prof. Fred Truyen (KU Leuven), coordinator of the E-Space project’s photography pilot, offers some reflections on his experience with Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in the successfully concluded EuropeanaPhotography project… Continue reading