Coding da Vinci

Skelex - Touching and dismantling allowed!

By Nadja Heinisch in Coding-da-Vinci


‘Skelex’ is a virtual reality application that allows users to interactively explore exhibits of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin. What is usually forbidden in the museum becomes possible with the virtual application: grabbing and pulling objects apart and much more.

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Animal Beatbox

By Tina Schneider and Nadja Tata in coding-da-vinci


While we all try to avoid personal contact and possible infection with the corona virus, digital offers provide an entertaining potential despite all the restrictions of everyday life. Mediasphere For Nature would therefore like to present to you old friends from projects of the past years and thus offer a little bit of nature-related information and entertainment.

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Go JibJib

A guest contribution By Alexander J. Knipping in Coding da Vinci


A recent article in iX - Magazin für professionelle Informationstechnik - highlights the DevOps approach for a machine learning project for birdcall recognition.

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Insects to go

A guest contribution By Michael Scheuerl in Coding Da Vinci


Unfortunately, the majority of the approximately 15 million insects from the collection of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (MfN) has never been seen by visitors of the exhibition. But this is changing slightly – with the help of a fancy poster!

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Cutting out snails made easy (part 1)

By Jens Dobberthin in Coding da Vinci


At the last Coding da Vinci hackathon, the SnailSnap team showed you how to get sluggish yourself. In the first part of our series of blog entries on programming we show you how to cut the snails out automatically and then use them creatively.

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Virtual reality experience: the ‘Skelex’ application at the Wikimedia general meeting

By Mediasphere Team in Events


The Wikimedia community was excited about an interactive framework program on 26th May 2018 during their general meeting.

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Museum für Naturkunde Berlin will enter the Coding da Vinci Culture-Hackathon Ost with three datasets

By Mediasphere Team in Press release


On April 14th and 15th 2018, the Coding da Vinci-Hackathon in aid of digital cultural heritage will go into its next round, and again, the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin will take part. Three datasets have been selected and will be presented to interested digital ‘geeks’ at the launching event in Leipzig.

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