All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Google Cultural Institute’

Google Launches Online Exhibits Looking At Hiroshima, Nagasaki Bombings

Google announced on Monday that it has collaborated with the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum on a group of online exhibits for the Google Cultural Institute. This month marks the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombings in Japan. Four exhibits are from the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. These, as Google explains, “illustrate the bombing from …

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Google Breaks Out The Street View Trolley For The Eiffel Tower

Google has teamed up with the Eiffel Tower Operating Company to create a trio of online exhibitions for the Google Cultural Institute, to let Internet users explore the Eiffel Tower in new ways without having to go to Paris. Google’s Street View team went up the tower using the Street View Trolley, and shot 360-degree views of the tower’s architecture …

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Google Adds German-Franco Partnership Exhibitions To Cultural Institute

Last summer, Google launched the World Wonders Project as part of the Google Cultural Institute. In October, the company announced the addition of 42 new historical online exhibitions to the Institute. Last month, Google helped bring Genesis and the Ten Commandments online. Now, the company is talking about the work it has been doing with the German-Franco Institute, German-Franco University …

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Google Helps Bring More History Online

Today, Google announced that it has helped to bring 42 new historical exhibitions online as part of the Google Cultural Institute. This includes stories put together from seventeen partners including museums and cultural foundations, who have compiled letters, manuscripts, video testimonials and more from their own archives. There are projects related to Apartheid, D-Day and the Holocaust, among other things. …

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Google’s World Wonders Project Explores History

Google today has announced the launch of a new cultural project that allows users to explore historical sites around the world as if they were in those locations. The new World Wonders Project displays Street Views of historical landmarks around the world. The site currently features 132 historic sites around the world including Stonehenge, ancient Kyoto temples, and the Palace …

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Google Helps Make Nelson Mandela Digital Archive a Reality

A partnership between the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory (NMCM) and the Google Cultural Institute has brought forth an extensive digital archive of Nelson Mandela’s life. The archive covers Mandela from his early life, to his decades in prison, his presidency, and his later years as a statesman. One year ago, Google announced on its Africa blog that it would …

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