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30.04.2019

To the south! Coding da Vinci Kick-Off in Munich

In this year, our Culture Hackathon Coding da Vinci starts in the south of Germany for the first time: 30 cultural institutions from Bavaria and Baden-Wuerttemberg provide their data...

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04.10.2018

Coding da Vinci Rhein-Main: Save the Date!

The upcoming Culture Hackathon in Mainz will focus on the Rhein-Main-Region (Rhine-Main area) with the college and university cities of Aschaffenburg, Darmstadt, Frankfurt/Main, Gießen,...

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25.06.2018

The German Federal Cultural Foundation supports cultural hackathon!

There is great joy about the official decision announced on 21 June 2018: within the scope of the programme Kultur digital (working title) of the Kulturstiftung des Bundes (KSB), the...

Save the Date: Coding da Vinci Ost – unser Kultur-Hackathon in Leipzig!
09.04.2018

Save the Date: Coding da Vinci Ost – Our Culture Hackathon in Leipzig!

Since 2014, the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek has, along with its partners Servicestelle Digitalisierung Berlin, Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland and Wikimedia Deutschland, been...

100 Jahre Frauenwahlrecht in Deutschland
24.01.2018

100 years of women’s suffrage in Germany

The Pitcairn Islands are one of the last British overseas colonies, lying in the middle of the Pacific, 5,000 kilometres away from New Zealand and 5,400 kilometres away from South...

Die Geschichte des Weihnachtsbaums: Von frostgeplagten Nordmännern und vergoldeten Kartoffeln
06.12.2017

The history of the Christmas tree: From frost-plagued Northmen and gilded potatoes

By far the most popular Christmas tree in German living rooms is the Nordmann-Fir. Soft needles, dark green and beautifully grown, these are the features why the Fir is sold million of...

Coding da Vinci 2017: Wir brauchen noch viele Hackathons!
05.12.2017

Coding da Vinci 2017: We still need many more hackathons!

“It doesn’t matter who wins. We’ve all benefited from the last six weeks.” Léontine Meijer-van Mensch, Programme Director of the Jüdisches Museum Berlin (Jewish Museum Berlin),...

Wir gratulieren! Die Servicestelle Digitalisierung des Landes Berlin digiS feiert 5 Jahre Förderprogramm
01.12.2017

Congratulations! The Service Centre Digitisation of the Federal State of Berlin digiS is celebrating the 5th anniversary of its funding programme

The Service Centre Digitisation of the Federal State of Berlin is an institution for interdisciplinary advice on support and coordination of digitisation projects and – just like the...

Save the Date: Die Coding da Vinci Preisverleihung im Jüdischen Museum Berlin
20.11.2017

Save the Date: The Coding da Vinci Prize-giving Ceremony in the Jewish Museum Berlin

The time has come. On 2nd December 2017 we will be revealing the winners of this year’s Cultural Hackathon Coding da Vinci. The programming competition about the nation’s digitised...

Mobile Bibliotheken: Von der Feldbücherei zum Bücherbus
01.11.2017

Mobile Libraries: From the Serviceman Library to the Bookmobile

The idea of a mobile library already arose in the 18th century, when serviceman libraries took an elitist approach and were only available to soldiers. Then during the Franco-Prussian...

Kicking off Coding da Vinci in Berlin
25.10.2017

Kicking off Coding da Vinci in Berlin

Every good event contains a huge scandal. This is also true of the kick-off weekend of Coding da Vinci, our cultural hackathon, in Berlin on 21st/22nd October 2017. Now in this case,...

Wenn Hacker Kulturdaten zum Tanzen bringen - Coding da Vinci Berlin
12.10.2017

When Hackers Make Cultural Data Dance - Coding da Vinci Berlin

Coding da Vinci starts on 21 October. Coding da Vinci is the cultural hackathon in Germany: Freely re-usable applications arise from freely licenced and digitalised cultural assets. For...

Coding da Vinci Logo 2017
25.09.2017

Coding da Vinci the Culture Hackathon Back in Berlin

Since 2014, the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek (German Digital Library) has been organising, together with its partners Servicestelle Digitalisierung Berlin (Service Centre Digitalisation...

Wir sind die DDB: Das Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg
11.09.2017

We are the DDB: The Museum of Art and Design Hamburg

With around 500,000 objects from 4,000 years of the history of mankind, the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg (MKG) (Museum of Art and Design Hamburg) is one of the most important...

Eine kurze Kulturgeschichte des Regens oder Warum der Regen der Demokratie hilft
23.08.2017

A Short Cultural History of Rain or Why Rain assists Democracy

In the history of mankind rain, as a cultural phenomenon, has had and still has the most diverse forms and influences: at this point we would like to talk about hydraulic empires, royal...

Die Erfindung der Post: Von speziellen Lieferungen, Erbgeneraloberstpostmeistern und was Thurn und Taxis damit zu tun hatte
16.03.2017

The invention of the postal service: about special deliveries, Hereditary First Postmaster Generals and what Thurn und Taxis had to do with it

When the American parcel service begins operating in 1913, customers and staff alike are not quite sure how the service should be specifically used. It is not known in its entirety what...

Bereit zu teilen?
21.02.2017

Willing to share?

The question of the willingness to share digitally and to make digital participation possible assumes that the cultural heritage institutions (museums, collections and archives) have an...

Das geht auf keine Kuhhaut! – Papyrus, Pergament und antike Bibliothekskriege
02.02.2017

That’s going too far! – Papyrus, Parchment and Ancient Library Wars

In February 2016 Great Britain was shaken by a scandal. To save costs, the dual original copies of new legislative texts for Parliament and the National Archives were no longer to be...

Save the Date: OPEN! – Konferenz für digitale Innovation
30.11.2016

Save the Date: OPEN! – Conference for digital innovation

For the second time OPEN! – Conference for digital innovation – is taking place on the 7th of December 2016 in Stuttgart. The launch of the conference last year focused on the areas...

Eine kurze Geschichte des Mikrofilms und wie er Paris die Kommunikation ermöglichte
23.11.2016

A short history of microfilm and how it facilitated communication in Paris

The history of microfilm is also the history of some very heroic homing pigeons, whose working environment was not exactly one of the most attractive during the Franco-Prussian War of...