In Wales, QR codes offer info to explain unexpected gravestones
Wales has already taken a leading role in linking real-world locations with relevant information on the web, with the city of Monmouth recently becoming a self-anointed ‘Wikipedia town‘. Now the HiPoints system aims to help passersby learn more about confusing Canadian gravestones at St Margaret’s Church, Bodelwyddan, using QR code technology. READ MORE…

In Wales, QR codes offer info to explain unexpected gravestones

Wales has already taken a leading role in linking real-world locations with relevant information on the web, with the city of Monmouth recently becoming a self-anointed ‘Wikipedia town‘. Now the HiPoints system aims to help passersby learn more about confusing Canadian gravestones at St Margaret’s Church, Bodelwyddan, using QR code technology. READ MORE…

Citizen volunteers help paleontologists analyze ancient mastodon remains
Following swiftly on from our recent story covering ClicktoCure’s crowdsourced approach to cancer research comes word of a like-minded initiative in the world of paleontology. Now under way at the Paleontological Research Institution (PRI), the Mastodon Matrix Project is putting citizen volunteers to work by getting them to analyze samples of the dirt surrounding ancient mastodon remains. READ MORE…

Citizen volunteers help paleontologists analyze ancient mastodon remains

Following swiftly on from our recent story covering ClicktoCure’s crowdsourced approach to cancer research comes word of a like-minded initiative in the world of paleontology. Now under way at the Paleontological Research Institution (PRI), the Mastodon Matrix Project is putting citizen volunteers to work by getting them to analyze samples of the dirt surrounding ancient mastodon remains. READ MORE…

Immersive art history lessons for kids, dress-up included

Online video may now be the preferred medium for teaching today’s digitally savvy teens,  but there’s no denying the perennial appeal of imagination and play for  engaging young children. A new French company — Archimuse — is putting that principle  into practice with its art history lessons for kids, which involve  putting on costumes and bringing the past to life. READ MORE…

Immersive art history lessons for kids, dress-up included

Online video may now be the preferred medium for teaching today’s digitally savvy teens, but there’s no denying the perennial appeal of imagination and play for engaging young children. A new French company — Archimuse — is putting that principle into practice with its art history lessons for kids, which involve putting on costumes and bringing the past to life. READ MORE…