Source: Europeana 1914-1918, contributed by Elisa Piantanida, (made available under a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike license)

Reusing Existing Digital Content

This summer Work Package 5 (WP5) completed its first deliverable: “Analysis of existing data sources and services”. WP5 focuses on the meSch software and physical infrastructure and integration of the different components. The first task of this work package was to identify existing data sources and services that [...]

Labyrinthine circuit board lines by Karl-Ludwig G. Poggemann (made available under a CC-by licence)

An Update About the meSch Server Architecture

Most blog posts up to now have been focused on conceptual and design issues around realizing tangible interaction with (digital) heritage artifacts in smart exhibitions. Of a completely different nature (but nevertheless very much intertwined with the other research in the project) is the work done in the [...]

Laura providing the talk at the ‘EUD for Supporting Sustainability in Maker Communities’ workshop

How Should DIY Technologies Serve Cultural Heritage Professionals?

This question was addressed by meSch at the ‘EUD for Supporting Sustainability in Maker Communities’ workshop held in the IT University of Copenhagen on the 10th of June 2013. The workshop was collocated with the fourth International Symposium in End User Development (IS-EUD). Through End User Development (EUD) [...]

Brainstorming around “analogues”

Making the Social Tangible: “Explorations in Social Interaction Design” at CHI 2013

meSch partners Luigina Ciolfi and Eva Hornecker were among the organisers of the workshop “Explorations in Social Interaction Design” which was held on April 28th as part of CHI 2013, the 30th conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, held in Paris (France). The theme of the workshop [...]

A complex 3D printed artefact designed by Bathsheba Grossman

‘The Brave New World of 3D Printing’

‘The Brave New World of 3D Printing’ was a seminar illustrating the implications 3D printing has on the crafts sector. The aim of the seminar was to introduce the concept of Do-It-Yourself making through 3D printing. This is a very relevant theme for meSch, as meSch aims to [...]

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