Europe at Work shares the story of Europe through our working lives in the past and present. It aims to show that the working world we inhabit today is rich and varied, and tells the story of technological and societal changes over time.
In this series, we look at how our own cultural heritage sector is being transformed by digital technology, through the eyes of professionals who have really made a difference. Today, Astrid Verheusen, Executive Director of LIBER.
As part of the Europe at Work season, Dr Marinos Ioannides - Chair of the Digital Heritage Research Lab at the Cyprus University of Technology - talks to us about his work developing innovative algorithms that can create 3D reconstructions of heritage monuments, turning tangible blocks of stones - and their stories - into digital records.
On 18 January, Europeana, in collaboration with Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, opened the digital exhibition Pioneers in order to highlight the lives and achievements of historical European. Now that Women’s History Month is coming to a close, we’re excited to hear from Commissioner Gabriel once more, as she shares her vision for women in today’s digital world.
A perspective; The renovation of the Rijksmuseum provided an inspiring example throughout the cultural heritage sector, in many areas of operation: from gallery development, visitor engagement and online access policy. Thanks to their own impact assessment looking at the economic and social impact of the renovation, we've taken a look at what we can learn from that, and how it starts to articulate the value of their digital strategy.