Google Cultural Institute, founded in 2011, offers cultural heritage intuitions an opportunity to share their amazing collections with the world. In turn the user is given an opportunity to explore collections they might not be able to access otherwise; but also, to experience the collections in a way that is not better than seeing them in person, but different.
I encourage you to first check out this TED talk given by Amit Sood, director of Google’s Cultural Institute and Art Project. And then explore Google Arts & Culture yourself.
As we approach the home stretch of the semester, a time when the procrastination monster runs rampant, I offer some food for thought, or at the very least another procrastination opportunity: Adam Grant’s TED Talk “The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers“. Grant’s talk in part discusses the role procrastination plays …
Congratulations to the IT & Campus Services departments. This is their second consecutive pumpkin contest win! This year’s voting results were SO close, and all submissions deserve a huge round of applause. Make sure to join in the fun next October to see if you can out-craft the reigning champions.