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Data portal: Update

By Jens Dobberthin in Lab

08.10.2021

We used the summer break and updated the data portal. We briefly present the most important changes here.

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Your Ocean Sound – Portrait: Artur Sommerfeld

In spring of this year, we organized the hackathon „Your Ocean Sound“ . 130 audio files with biotic and abiotic ocean sounds inspired the participants to create almost 30 compositions. In this last post of our series, we introduce you to participant Artur Sommerfeld.

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Your Ocean Sound – Portraits: Cathal Kerins und Alexandra Tamayo

In spring of this year, we organized the hackathon „Your Ocean Sound“ . 130 audio files with biotic and abiotic ocean sounds inspired the participants to create almost 30 compositions. In this post, we introduce you to participants Cathal Kerins and Alexandra Tamayo.

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Your Ocean Sound - Portrait: Francisca Rocha Gonçalves

In spring of this year, we organized the hackathon „Your Ocean Sound“ . 130 audio files with biotic and abiotic ocean sounds inspired the participants to create almost 30 compositions. In this post, we introduce you to participant Francisca Rocha Gonçalves.

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Your Ocean Sound – Portrait: Hanna Brühwiler

In spring of this year, we organized the hackathon „Your Ocean Sound“ . 130 audio files with biotic and abiotic ocean sounds inspired the participants to create almost 30 compositions. In this post we introduce you to the winner Hanna Brühwiler.

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Getting started with the API

By Jens Dobberthin in Lab

14.04.2021

This blog post is the prelude to a series of posts in which we show how you can use the API of the data portal to build your own data-driven applications. As a starter we will serve an interactive map inside a Jupyter Notebook.

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Everybody likes Maps

By Jasper Funk-Smit in Lab

12.04.2021

Everybody likes Maps, and when a collection is so large and diverse as ours it can be useful to get an idea about where all these bugs, minerals, sounds, fossils and other items actually came from. To facilitate this we developed a tool called Map Explorer which is an integrative part of our recently launched Data Portal .

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“Your Ocean Sound” in our data portal

By Christel Clerc and Nadja Tata in Events

16.03.2021

This spring, we’re combining underwater noise and our newly released data portal with the music hackathon “Your Ocean Sound”. Your creativity is needed! We will present the winners at our next Mediasphere Meetup on April 26.

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Touch and feel: tactile panels with Spotted Woodpecker, Mason Bee & Co.

By Nadja Tata (MfN) in success stories

30.10.2020

As of this fall, birds and insects can be experienced in the tactile exhibition “Bahnbrechende Natur” at Schöneberger Südgelände. The templates for the 3D graphics are objects from the collection of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin.

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MediaLab Meetup digital

By Nadja Tata (MfN), Andrea Geipel (DMD) and Johannes Sauter (DMD) in Events

05.08.2020

On September 17th, Mediasphere For Nature and Deutsches Museum Digital Munich will kick off their joint Meetup series. The first tandem event will take place digitally and will deal with questions about the possibilities of cooperation between media professionals, students and museum-held media application labs (MediaLab).

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