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EU Open Data law set to speed the development of Europe-wide services
3M's 84-inch touchscreen table is great for people with eight hands (video)

Museums, Materials and Myths: H.D.’s Anthropoetics

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Museums, Materials and Myths: H.D.’s Anthropoetics

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I Finally Figured Out How To Make My Crappy iPhone Battery Last All Day!

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The biggest problem with Apple's iPhone 5 is the battery. Yes, the battery lasts for a long time if you don't actually use your iPhone. But given that the whole reason to have an iPhone is to use it, having to not use it is a bummer. Normally, I only...
I Finally Figured Out How To Make My Crappy iPhone Battery Last All Day!

Google's Art Project Extended Worldwide

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Users can now explore paintings, sculptures, street art and gigapixel photographs of artwork from 151 museums in 40 countries....
Google's Art Project Extended Worldwide

Utrip makes it easy to plan that big multi-city trip to Europe

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Utrip launched in the middle of last year as a smart way to plan a city break. Now it’s expanded to support multi-city trips for when you’re feeling particularly adventurous. The Seattle-based startup has a neat approach to helping you plan out a trip, whether you’ve been to a city...
Utrip makes it easy to plan that big multi-city trip to Europe

"Cross‐Pollination between Libraries, Archives, and Museums" by @librarchivist & @NewMSI - http://j.mp/9j27oF

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"Cross‐Pollination between Libraries, Archives, and Museums" by @librarchivist & @NewMSI - http://j.mp/9j27oF
Seattle Museum Brings the Videogame Making Process to Life

Google brings indoor Maps to Germany, says more Euro expansion to come

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Not many would arque that Google's quick to bring its latest and greatest software creations to many folks around the globe. More specifically, the Mountain View-based company announced today that its handy indoor Maps are now available in Germany, giving people there the ability to easily find their way...
Google brings indoor Maps to Germany, says more Euro expansion to come
3M debuts massive 84-inch multitouch table with 40-point input (hands-on)

Second Story uses Kinect for augmented shopping, tells us how much that doggie is in the window (video)

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Second Story isn't content to leave window shoppers guessing at whether or not they can afford that dress or buy it in mauve. A new project at the creative studio uses the combination of a Kinect for Windows sensor with a Planar LookThru transparent LCD enclosure to provide an...
Second Story uses Kinect for augmented shopping, tells us how much that doggie is in the window (video)

Google Now updated with more travel-minded features, expanded voice search

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It's already been a fairly big year for Google Now, but the folks in Mountain View have at least one more update in store before we roll into 2013. The company's today released an updated version of its Google Search app for Android that adds a number of new...
Google Now updated with more travel-minded features, expanded voice search

Nokia experiments with location-based white space services in Cambridge, UK (video)

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Following news of the first successful white space trials in Cambridge, UK, Nokia is now touting its research in the area with a demonstration of location-based services for the unlicensed spectrum. Traditionally, proponents of white space usage have positioned this unused portion of the airwaves as a viable, low-cost...
Nokia experiments with location-based white space services in Cambridge, UK (video)

What the Internet's Nikola Tesla Obsession Means for the Future of Museums

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The promise and peril of crowdfunding...
What the Internet's Nikola Tesla Obsession Means for the Future of Museums
From pizza museums to Sundance films: Kickstarter 2012 projects collect $274M

New Colonoscopy Tool Is Just Like Google Street View but for Your Butt

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Much more appealing than the inside of your colon. (Photo: Google Maps) There’s Google Street View for mountains and museums, but one thing Google still hasn’t managed to neatly chronicle is the inner workings of your digestive system. The company may not be getting into the medical business any time soon,...
New Colonoscopy Tool Is Just Like Google Street View but for Your Butt

"Eleven Museums and Galleries Long-Listed for £100,000 Art Fund Prize 2010" (UK) - http://www.artfundprize.org.uk/2010/longlist.php

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"Eleven Museums and Galleries Long-Listed for £100,000 Art Fund Prize 2010" (UK) - http://www.artfundprize.org.uk/2010/longlist.php
Honda Uni-Cub personal mobility device one-ups Segways for indoor use
Smithsonian using 3D scanning to archive collection

New Giant Prehistoric Fish Species Found Gathering Dust in Museums

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Researchers find two new species of giant, filter-feeding fish that swam the oceans for 100 million years, filling the ecological niche that was later occupied by whales....
New Giant Prehistoric Fish Species Found Gathering Dust in Museums

JVC will launch its first (sort of) 8K projector later this month in Japan, for $261,000

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JVC showed off a prototype 8K Super Hi-Vision projector in 2008 at CEATEC, and now it's ready to ship a real product later this month, dubbed the DLA-VS4800. JVC's e-Shift pixel technology is at play here, which we first saw in consumer products with the '4K' projectors it shipped...
JVC will launch its first (sort of) 8K projector later this month in Japan, for $261,000

With Entity Graph, Facebook Calls On Users To Improve Its Search

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Coming soon after Search Graph, the social network continues hunting Google. The MIT Technology Review has an interview with the man heading the team behind the search feature that Facebook hopes will shake rival Google's searching supremacy. The Entity Graph will take Facebook users' data and use it to...
With Entity Graph, Facebook Calls On Users To Improve Its Search

Google's Niantic Labs launches Field Trip app for Android, helps the working world play hooky

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While Apple struggles to figure out how to help its users find their way, the mapping experts at Google have just launched a way to get folks to diverge a bit from their given path. Field Trip, released for Android by Google-owned Niantic Labs, runs in the background on...
Google's Niantic Labs launches Field Trip app for Android, helps the working world play hooky

Foursquare’s new business hours show its direction is a threat to Yelp

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Foursquare has just announced the business hours for venues are now available, signaling an interesting expansion that eats into Yelp’s own territory. We already saw how Foursquare can be used to discover food nearby, so now that both menus and hours are available, the company’s intentions are becoming clearer. From the blog post: On the...
Foursquare’s new business hours show its direction is a threat to Yelp

Google Maps for Android takes navigation indoors for France, helps find your way through Carrefour

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Interior navigation with Google Maps for Android has usually been the province of only a handful of regions at best. But what about Provence? While the deal isn't all-encompassing, Google is now serving indoor maps for popular locations throughout France. Coverage starts with the major airports in Paris and...
Google Maps for Android takes navigation indoors for France, helps find your way through Carrefour

"Museums, Materials and Myths: H.D.’s Anthropoetics" via @BeineckeLibrary - http://j.mp/9RepgR

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"Museums, Materials and Myths: H.D.’s Anthropoetics" via @BeineckeLibrary - http://j.mp/9RepgR

Paul Allen’s Vulcan cuts 20 jobs

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Paul Allen Vulcan, the Seattle-based investment arm of billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, today laid off 20 staffers, GeekWire has learned. “We communicated the tough decision today to lay off 20 people as we realign some functions with the company’s emerging priorities,” said Vulcan spokesman David Postman. Allen has...
Paul Allen’s Vulcan cuts 20 jobs

Danny Birchall on "The week in cultural heritage online" via Museums Computer Group - http://j.mp/dAMCt8

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Danny Birchall on "The week in cultural heritage online" via Museums Computer Group - http://j.mp/dAMCt8

Google and Tate Modern collaborate on 'Exquisite Forest' project

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I suspect that, a lot like both YouTube and museums, this project will benefit from a great deal of curation....
Google and Tate Modern collaborate on 'Exquisite Forest' project
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