You have until Monday, December 14, 2015 to submit an artefact in the “What’s This?” feature of the April issue of Canadian Geographic magazine. So far, about a dozen Canadian institutions have been featured in the magazine as part of the What’s This? initiative.
The latest update from Parks Canada includes the addition of several new records, the removal of one record, and changes to six records to correct typos and to change some object naming terms in Category 05, Tools and Equipment (T&E) for Science and Technology.
A new feature has been added to Artefacts Canada, allowing users to navigate to a contributor’s website and social media accounts directly from the artefact page. These links have been added to artefact descriptions and point visitors to the institution’s home page, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube accounts.
Periscope and Meerkat are new live-streaming video applications launched in early 2015. They can be accessed on iOS and Android devices through mobile apps, or they can stream video on Web browsers through links posted to Twitter.
Surprisingly, tablet traffic on the net is stagnating or even dropping. No, tablets aren’t dead and consumers aren’t returning to their old desktops! Rather, people are increasingly using their smartphones for browsing on the Internet.