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Amazing 96-piece 3D Printable Stegosaurus Hits the MakerBot Digital Store


The MakerBot Digital Store has really been churning out the unique, innovative designs as of late. Whether it is a piece from the Martha Stewart Trellis Collection, Elmo from their Sesame Street Classic Collection, or any one of their other unique, high quality, 3D print-ready designs, the company is definitely on to something. Today, yet another design hits the MakerBot Digital Store; a design that is targeted toward both hobbyists and educators alike. The 3D […]

Whitney Hipolite

Open Access Monograph Series: Les Cahiers «Égypte Nilotique et Méditérranéenne»


[First posted in AWOL 5 July 201, updated 22 December 2014] CENiM – Les Cahiers «Égypte Nilotique et Méditérranéenne»ISSN 2102-6637 [Tables of contents only for volumes 2, 3, 5, 8 and 9.] CENiM9 Le myrte & la rose. Mélanges offerts à Françoise Dunand par ses élèves, collègues et amis Réunis par Gaëlle Tallet et Christiane Zivie-Coche De nombreux étudiants, collègues et amis de Françoise Dunand, professeur émérite d’histoire des religions à l’université de Strasbourg, ont […]

Charles Jones

Holiday Goodie Rerun I: Thought bubbles on photos


I’m sure most of you are doing the same thing I’m doing right now. Spending time with family and friends, watching football, catching up on that book you’ve been dying to read, eating too much, and enjoying the occasional nap. Between now and the first week in January, you’ll get a chance to re-read some of the top posts of 2014. I may decide to jump in with something current but if I don’t, enjoy this Holiday […]


AICI at the RICHES International Conference


Great participation by the AICI associates in ‘Cultural Heritage: Recalibrating Relationships’ How can cultural institutions renew and remake themselves? How can they foster the shift from traditional hierarchies of Cultural Heritage (CH) to more fluid, decentred practices? Both RICHES and AICI are actively engaged in answering this question, central theme of the International Conference “Cultural Heritage: Recalibrating Relationships” held in Pisa, at the Museum of Graphics of Palazzo Lanfranchi, on 4-5 December 2014. As RICHES […]

Claudia Pierotti

D8.1 Competitive Evaluation Strategy


http://www.digitalmeetsculture.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/PREFORMA_D8.1_Competitive-evaluation-strategy_v1.0_no-appendix.pdf This deliverable defines the competitive evaluation strategy which will be used for the assessment of the results of the suppliers at the end of the design phase 1. The competitive evaluation strategy serves to choose those suppliers which will pass … Continue reading →


Archaeology in France and Germany


Roman amphitheater in Paris I just returned from a trip to Paris and Bonn. In Paris I sat on the dissertation defense committee of Marion Forest. Marion passed with highest honors. Her dissertation is a social-spatial analysis of sites on the Malpais de Zacapu in Michoacan, Mexico. This is a lava flow with several large, densely-packed settlements with extraordinary architectural preservation. Her dissertation is quite good, with lots of good spatial and architectural data, and […]

Michael E. Smith

Open Access Archaeology Digest #639


A nice batch of Open Access (free to read) Archaeology articles: Notes on St Fillan’s Priory and Churchyard.http://bit.ly/14DKnSU Queries and Directions, intended to assist Correspondents in the arrangement of topographical communicationshttp://bit.ly/10Pzvfm The Excavation of a Cist-Grave Cemetery and Associated Structures near Hughtown, St. Mary’s, Isles of Scilly, 1949-50http://bit.ly/154dPAQ A Symbol Stone at Kinblethmont, Angushttp://bit.ly/18ghe3a Notice of an Eirde House at Eriboll, in the Parish of Durness, Sutherlandshire.http://bit.ly/ZApU9w Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: […]




Traianus TRAIANVS es un portal técnico, en el que investigadores de la Ingeniería Romana, procedentes del ámbito de la Ingeniería Civil y de la Arqueología, exponen sus trabajos y los dan a conocer a la opinión pública.Cada autor es responsable de las opiniones por él vertidas, firma su artículo y se reserva los derechos de autor y copia.TRAIANVS is a technical portal of the Roman engineering researchers from the field of Civil Engineering and of […]

Charles Jones

Archaeological and Palaeoecological Reference Collections Online


 [First posted in AWOL 22 April 2012, updated 21 December 2014] Among the many useful pages at WikiArc/ The Wiki Archaeological Information Resource is: Archaeological and Palaeoecological Reference Collections Online As of today (21 December 2014), the list there includes the following categories and links: ARCHAEOMETALLURGICAL The National Slag Collection – UK, from the Historical Metallurgy Society CERAMIC A Guide to the Identification of Spanish Medieval and Later Fabrics CerAfIm: Céramique Africaine Imprimée  The National Roman […]

Charles Jones

Why 3D Printing Needs to Take Off in Schools Around the World


When it comes to 3D printing, there are limitless ways in which the technology can be utilized. Businesses, hobbyists, and educational institutions are beginning to fully understand some of the potential benefits that the technology can provide. 3D printing has, and will continue to, provide a means for inventors, innovators, and visionaries to easily fabricate prototypes for designs which they could only depict via 2-dimensional drawings and diagrams in the past. 3D printing will certainly […]

Eddie Krassenstein

Digital Marmor Parium


Digital Marmor Parium The Digital Marmor Parium is a project of the Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities at the University of Leipzig. The aim of this work is to produce a new digital edition of the so called Marmor Parium (Parian Marble), which is a Hellenistic chronicle on a marble slab coming from the Greek island of Paros. The importance of the document is due to the fact that it preserves a Greek chronology (1581/80-299/98 […]

Charles Jones

Open Access Archaeology Digest #638


Today’s list of Open Access (free to read) articles: Notes on Roman Britainhttp://bit.ly/108NFpF Mortuary patterning and the evolution of the rice ancestorshttp://bit.ly/1Ck2ZoZ The departure of Royal Doulton from Lambethhttp://bit.ly/14hEDct A pit containing an undecorated Beaker and associated artefacts from Beechwood Park, Raigmore, Invernesshttp://bit.ly/1bkCoc4 Roman Inscriptions discovered in Britain in 1886http://bit.ly/18Sor9R Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK


3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — December 20


It’s the end of another week, which means it’s also time to catch our readers up on stories we didn’t cover last week. As always, last week’s 3D printing news included new industry manufacturing and distribution partnerships; medical, scientific, architectural, and artistic innovations; educational opportunities and initiatives; contests; and new printable applications and products. Germany’s Ingram Micro to Distribute RepRap 3D Printing Products We will begin this week’s missed news in Europe, and more specifically […]

Michelle Matisons

PREFORMA presented at the Belgian Federal Scientific Institutions


Brussels, 18 December 2015 Erik Buelinckx from the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage presented the project at the monthly meeting of the follow-up committee of the Belgian Federal Policy digitisation program. Continue reading →

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