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Planning a digitization project at your museum?

February 2015

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If you are planning to photograph, scan, or otherwise digitize content for your museum, there are a number of newer resources available to you to help get you started. If your content is being photographed or scanned, there are two newer guides now available.

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When the selfie trend “contaminates” museums and cultural spaces

February 2015

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The word “selfie” was voted “Word of the Year 2013” by the editors of the Oxford Dictionary. And yet, is the “selfie” trend on the verge of contaminating the world of art and culture?

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Neanderthals walk again with augmented reality

February 2015

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The Natural History Museum of London has developed this interactive application to enable Internet users to see a Neanderthal walk on their own desktop! With just a webcam and a printer, our most distant relative can come to life in 3D.

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How Metadata Makes the Semantic Web Possible

February 2015

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Descriptive metadata is essentially data (or information) about the data itself. When was this data collected, by whom, for what purpose, and where; these details are all examples of metadata.

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Enter the AAM Media & Technology Muse Awards

February 2015

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Does your organization have a great technology product of which you’re particularly proud? Now is your chance to enter your project for an award! The American Alliance of Museums has announced their 25th annual Muse awards competition.

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Cloud Computing: A Fad or the Future of Computing?

January 2015

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Cloud computing has been generating a lot of attention lately. It’s a fast-growing technology that shows a great deal of promise and has the backing of some powerful companies.

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Can WordPress Host Entire Websites?

January 2015

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As an open-source application, WordPress has gained significant popularity among bloggers. The ease of its setup and the user-friendliness of its interface have certainly contributed to its success.

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