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Explore museums and great works of art in the Google Art Project

Explore museums and great works of art in the Google Art Project
One of the things I love about working at Google is that you can come up with an idea one day and the next day start getting to work to make it a reality. That's what happened with the Art Project—a new tool we're announcing today which puts more than 1,000 works of art at your fingertips, in extraordinary detail. It started when a small group of us who were passionate about art got together to think about how we might use our technology to help museums make their art more accessible—not just to regular museum-goers or those fortunate to have great galleries on their doorsteps, but to a whole new set of people who might otherwise never get to see the real thing up close. We're also lucky here to have access to technology like Picasa and App Engine and to have colleagues who love a challenge—like building brand-new technology to enable Street View to go indoors! Related:  online toolsTravel/food

Using Piktochart: a marketing technology review A friend alerted me to Piktochart, the online Infographics creator so I thought I’d give it a try. Here’s my first impression after making two infographics, the one you see above (which took about 7 minutes) and a spoof Content Marketing Strategy infographic I cranked out last week and shared on Pinterest (yes, it did get shared as a real infographic). What is Piktochart? Why would you use it? How does it work? You can then change the ‘Mood’ using pre-made colour palettes and start editing the text, icons and images using pretty simple drag & drop editing tools. You can then export your work as a PNG file, as raw data or as HTML (Premium only). Pros Very easy for non-designers to get something basic createdFast & free Cons Alternatives Use a proper designer – you can’t beat a talented designer (like our own Jim, Luke, Joel and Mel for instance) for making your ideas come to life. Other web-based tools – a lot are listed here on the excellent blog. Your thoughts?

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10 Essential Tools For B2B Conference Coverage Domination Congratulations! You’ve finally convinced the boss-man that attending and covering an industry conference on behalf of your B2B company is fantastically worthwhile for a multitude of reasons. As an attendee, you’ll absorb rich information from true thought-leader s– info you can bring back to the office so the whole team stays on the cutting-edge of technologies, trends, tactics, and techniques specific to your biz. As a blogger, you’ll churn out a ton of valuable content sure to beef up your B2B publication (fresh traffic, readers, links, hooray!) And lest we forget: The bevy of after-hours networking events, opportunities to mingle with industry rockstars and soak up some juicy secrets of the trade…. So yes, congratulations. But Where Do You Begin? The exact contents of any conference blogger’s arsenal will vary depending on who you are and what show you’re at. Read on for a list of essential 10 tools that help ensure ultimate coverage and optimal experience. 1. First things first. 2.

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Outils de visualisation jean-louis zimmermann / Stock Photos Nos stratégies d'apprentissage s'élaborent en interaction permanente avec notre environnement. Et celui-ci, surtout si l'on considère sa composante numérique, est actuellement saturé d'images. Images que l'on regarde, image que l'on fabrique, avec des outils de plus en plus variés et performants. Aucun domaine n'échappe à la vogue de la visualisation des données. Tout d'abord, l'enseignement et de la formation. La gestion de projet en contexte professionnel ensuite. L'activité en ligne, enfin. Ce dossier ne serait pas complet s'il ne s'intéressait aussi à l'infographie. L'infographie, info ou intox ? 22 avril 2012 L'infographie permet d'accéder à des données complexes par le biais d'une représentation visuelle facilitant la compréhension. Gephi : bâtir une communauté autour d'un logiciel Gephi est un logiciel gratuit et ouvert de visualisation des données. Livre blanc : Voir pour comprendre - Les outils de visualisation et leurs usages 24 avril 2012

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Glad you found it helpful . If your an artist I have a massive selection of art related pearls here . I also have an art community recently started on Google Plus social network . 614 members and growing .Its called Art Hub . by mirlen101 Jan 7

This is awesome. I ave spent hours finding works of art on line. Wow. THANK YOU for the work you spent on creating this, and for letting us know about it. INCREDIBLE! by spinnymommy Jan 7