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Adam Savage goes behind the scenes at the Smithsonian’s Exhibits Central

While Adam was in DC recently for the Apollo 50th Anniversary celebration (and to do the final assembly on the wonderful Project Egress NASA escape hatch project), he visited the Smithsonian's Office of Exhibits Central (OEC). In a series of videos, he talks to Chris Emo, Head of Production, Carolyn Thome and Chris Hollshwander ...

The Knight Foundation launches $750,000 initiative for immersive technology for the arts

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is looking for pitches on how to enhance and augment traditional creative arts through immersive technologies. Through a partnership with Microsoft the foundation is offering a share of a $750,00 pool of cash and the option of technical support from Microsoft, including mentoring in mixed-reality technologies and ...

Help climate scientists by transcribing weather data from old ships’ logs

The Old Weather project is a crowdsourced effort to gather data on historic climate patterns by transcribing entries from old, logbooks, some typed and some handwritten. The project is jointly run by NOAA and the Smithsonian. (via Kottke) Read the rest

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Demo your tech onstage at TC Sessions: Mobility 2019

Moving anything or anyone from point A to point B will never be the same, thanks to the rapid evolution taking place in mobility technology. And if you’re ready to demo your mobile-focused early-stage startup tech to this community’s top influencers, there’s no better place to do it than onstage at TC Sessions: Mobility 2019. ...

5 Reasons Why Heller Furniture is a Great Investment

02.11.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Having a collection of modern furniture of award winning quality was once out of the realm of the average household. In 1998, Heller decided to prove that good design, industrial production and reasonable prices were possible for those seeking upscale designer furniture. Starting with the Bellini chair by Mario Bellini, Heller Inc. has ...