Topic: internet

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


Integrate 2015 Conference & Expo

Taking place in California, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, from 28 to 30 September 2015, Integrate is the nation’s largest integration + API conference featuring participants such as Google, IBM, Facebook, Linkedin, HP, Slack, HipChat, Zendesk, and 200+ more companies. JOIN THE LARGEST CONFERENCE 100% FOCUSED ON INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGIES! Discover how to get your FREE Integrate OPEN Pass ($300 value)! Continue reading


#IF2015: Space for the Digital Revolution

Internet Festival 2015 is taking place on 8-11 October, as every year in Pisa. One of the most important European events dedicated to the digital world, IF is an unmissable date to understand what the technological innovation can represent for the future of Italy and the Italians. The meeting provides a programme packed with appointments and hundreds of guests. “Space” is the topic of this edition 2015: how it, and the perception of it, has changed in time. #IF2015 is held in friendship with the conference “Cloud Forward 2015”. Continue reading


Extinct Memories. A post-human archaeology

Hosted by iMAL, in Brussels, from 11 September to 18 October 2015, “Extinct Memories” exhibition by artists Grégory Chatonsky and Dominique Sirois is part of a series of speculative fictions on human extinction. «In a few thousands of years, when humanity has become extinct, something will dig the soil of the Earth and find a datacentre. Miraculously, it will have access to the contents of these hard drives and try to reconstruct the traces of our world» [Interview with G. Chatonsky for L’Art Même #66, summer 2015]. Continue reading


Citizen Science predictions of the Digital Era

In a recent post of hers entrepreneur, citizen science advocate and author Chandra Clarke observes the last years’ developments of citizen science and makes some predictions based on the available data. Continue reading


Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage

From 17 to 19 December 2015, in Turin, at Campus Einaudi, the 4th annual convention of AIUCD (Associazione per l’Informatica Umanistica e la Cultura Digitale) is taking place, to investigate the relation between Digital Humanities and the wider sector of Cultural Heritage. Contributions are invited within 15 September 2015. Continue reading