With lowered barriers to access and the development of new practices for Artificial Intelligence (AI), it’s no surprise that AI-related activities in the cultural heritage sector are increasing. EuropeanaTech Community Manager Gregory Markus introduces a Europeana Pro news theme on the topic!
EuropeanaTech is excited to invite proposals for the assembly of Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning (AI/ML) datasets drawn from the extensive collections on the Europeana website. Two proposals will be selected to receive a financial stipend of €2,500 each, to support the production, documentation and publication of the datasets.
As part of our ‘Strategy in motion’ series, Gregory Markus updates us on the EuropeanaTech AI in relation to GLAMs Task Force, which has just published the results of a survey of artificial intelligence (AI) in the digital cultural heritage domain.
The Europeana Media player brings Europeana into a new era of IIIF compatible, interoperable and unified playout of audiovisual heritage material online. It builds on the work undertaken over the past ten years by the Avalon Media System and IIIF, and this post with EuropeanaTech takes a look at the history and growth of Avalon Media System.
Rounding out our series on digital storytelling, Gregory Markus, Project Leader at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, lets us listen in on their latest projects. Via the RE:VIVE initiative, they’re reusing cultural heritage material to make electronic music that brings sounds and memories of the past to current audiences.
This February, the Access to Biological Collections Data (ABCD) Schema released ABCD 3.0. Mareike Petersen from the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin explains more about the motivations for the expansion, what’s changed, how it’s been received by the community and what’s next for this two-decade old Schema describing our natural heritage.
At Rewire Festival in The Hague on March 29th, the Instrumental Shifts Symposium, organised by The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision’s RE:VIVE initiative explored the intersections of AI R&D related to music and its impact on the creative sector. EuropeanaTech community manager and RE:VIVE founder, Gregory Markus, wears both of his hats and explains why these meetings are so valuable for both ends of the spectrum.
The EuropeanaTech community has been growing over the last nine years. With Europeana Network Communities in focus this month, we get insights from one of the more established communities, learn how they continue to gain momentum and find out what's coming up next.
For this edition of Who's Using What we reached out to Rashmi Singhal of Harvard University. Rashmi, along with being a developer at Harvard also serves as technical lead for the IIIF platform, Mirador.
EEXCESS develops open source software for enriching web channels like websites or social networks with cultural heritage and scholarly content. It consists of several sub-projects that together offer a privacy-preserving, personalised recommendation service for cultural heritage and scholarly content.
During the month of September we are presenting special "Who's Using What?" interviews with the development teams from three of the world's leading aggregators, protectors, and advocates for digital cultural heritage, DigitalNZ, DPLA, and our very own Europeana.
During the month of September we will present special "Who's Using What?" interviews with the development teams from three of the world's leading aggregators, protectors, and advocates for digital cultural heritage, DigitalNZ, DPLA, and our very own Europeana.