Feed aggregator

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

neo-1

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

EUDAT News bullettin – November / December 2014

greetingseudat

Open access and EUDAT License Wizard In this issue we introduce the EUDAT License Wizard and ask what researchers think about open data, before having a look back at some of the achievements over the course of the year. Continue reading →



admin

3D Systems Presented Cooper Hewitt with Elegant 3D Printed Scissors for Ribbon Cutting at Grand Reopening

3ds-logo

Andrew Carnegie had a lot to say on the subjects of success, giving back magnanimously, and the benefits of solid teamwork. Certainly, with the renovation and reopening of the Cooper Hewitt Museum, housed in the Carnegie Mansion, their original benefactor would have been applauding the expansive efforts of so many individuals coordinating, drafting plans, and applying both concepts and craftsmanship to the three-year project, culminating in a modernized, enhanced museum located on Fifth Avenue in New […]



Bridget Butler Millsaps

AIA and SCS Joint Meeting 2015: Draft Map of Hispania in the Second Century C.E.

hispania_image

Richard Talbert and Ryan Horne from the AWMC will be presenting a Draft Map of Hispania in the Second Century C.E.  at the Poster Session of the AIA New Orleans meeting, Friday 9 January 2015, 10:45 am to 3: 00 pm. Detailed information is available on our flier, linked here.



admin

3D Printed Replica Bell From Ship, The HMS Erebus, Symbolizes Canadian History & Exploration

replica-300x201

Among its many applications, 3D printing plays the exciting role of filling in mysterious gaps in history, giving actual form to things previously only imagined. That’s the case with the centerpiece of a new exhibition on the tragic 1845 expedition of Rear Admiral Sir John Franklin: the full-scale, 3D printed replica of the ship’s bell from the HMS Erebus. On May 19, 1845, Franklin and his crew of 24 officers and 110 men on the […]



Debra Thimmesch

Tip of the Week: Video games equal effective formative assessment

gaming-formative-assessment

Last month at the AESA conference, Curtis Chandler and I had the opportunity to do a presentation on gamification in education. I always have fun working with Curtis and when we get the chance to talk about games, even better. One of the things we talked about was how game design and instructional design are very similar. How game developers use brain research to create engaging, profitable games. And how we as educators should be using […]



glennw

Open Access Archaeology Digest #637

openaccessarchaeology

Get some Open Access (free to read) Archaeology articles here: Roma. Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II. Un nuovo settore degli Horti Lamiani. http://bit.ly/1qm3wzK Cuma, acropoli. Scavi al Tempio Superiore: II campagna (estate 2012). http://bit.ly/1xv2OrJ Excavation of the Multi-Layer Kalnik-Igrišće Site in 2007 http://bit.ly/1xv2WaH Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK



archaeoinaction

‘Doctor Who’ Fan 3D Prints & Finishes Unbelievable Peter Capaldi Bust on Form 1+ 3D Printer

doctorwhofeatured

Cain’s final 3D printed and painted bust Doctor Who is a British television series that originated back in the early 1960s. Running for 26 seasons, from 1963 to 1989, the show started up again in 2005 and has been running strong ever since. Celebrating its 50th anniversary last year, Doctor Who is heralded as the longest-running science-fiction television show of all time. The twelfth incarnation (depending how you count) of the Doctor is played by actor […]



Eddie Krassenstein

Dodging the Memory Hole: Collaborations to Save the News

jdna_forum_header_02_640w-300x160

The news is often called the “first draft of history” and preserved newspapers are some of the most used collections in libraries. The Internet and other digital technologies have altered the news landscape. There have been numerous stories about the demise of the newspaper and disruption at traditional media outlets. We’ve seen more than a few newspapers shutter their operations or move to strictly digital publishing. At the same time, niche news blogs, citizen-captured video, […]



Abbey Potter

Friday links: secret ingredients, weird museums, slow art

linkman41

Photographer: Robert Howlett | Isambard Kingdom Brunel, builder of the Great Eastern | ca. 1857-1858 | George Eastman House, eastmanhouse.org Some stories we’ve been reading this week: The Roman Pantheon hasn’t crumbled, despite the lack of structural steel support. This feat couldn’t be accomplished today, so how did the Romans pull it off? It turns out they used a special ingredient. Persia conquered Egypt in 525 BCE and took away its tomb painters to work […]



artstor

INNOVA Master’s Degree in Virtual Cultural Heritage

arqueologia-virtual-archaeology

The Cultural Heritage in the Digital Era How do you prepare a professional in Cultural Heritage in the digital age? How the University can solve the gap between Science and Humanities? Is the current University ready to deal with education in Cultural Heritage? Are then Humanities a good professional option? The INNOVA Master’s Degree in Virtual Heritage, developed by INNOVA and SEAV, aims to offer an answer to these questions. Continue reading →



Claudia Pierotti

Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2014

2014

2014 has been a year of countless discoveries in archaeology, pushing the boundaries of scientific research and our understanding of the past. The following “Top Ten List” has been compiled by an analysis of trending stories with the most site visits from our audience on HeritageDaily, in conjunction with the overall magnitude of the discovery.   1 – New digital map reveals stunning hidden archaeology of Stonehenge Image Credit : University of Birmingham A vast […]



HERITAGEDAILY

Open Access Journal: Revue des études byzantines

ancientworldonline

[First posted in AWOL 17 December 2010. Updated 19 December 2014] Revue des études byzantines (249 Issues, 8742 Articles)eISSN: 2261-060X   The Revue des études byzantines is the only French journal entirely devoted to the Byzantine world. As a successor publication to the Échos d’Orient (1897-1942), it has been published since 1943 by the Institut français d’études byzantines (more details here). It is opened to all scholars wishing to publish studies and notes on various fields of […]



Charles Jones
archaeoINaction.info - Privacy Policy - Cookie Policy