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Monthly Archive: December Tech

Scopify app launch

Posted: October 2, 2013 - 12:33 , by Ryan Dodge
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ScopifyROM

This morning our friends at Kensington Communications launched a new app at the museum.

@ROMtoronto does #AskaCurator

Posted: September 18, 2013 - 21:55 , by Ryan Dodge
Ask A Curator

Yesterday on Twitter we took part in an international tweet up with 622 museums in 37 countries.

Our first Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Posted: August 19, 2013 - 11:49 , by Ryan Dodge
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Wikipedia volunteers gather in the Far Eastern Library

On Friday August 16th, we held our first Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. 

The beta #ROMGameJam

Posted: August 12, 2013 - 14:29 , by Ryan Dodge
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ROM Game Jam participants gather for a group photo

August 9-11, the ROM Ancient Cultures team hosted the museum's very first Game Jam. 

Behind the Scenes at the #ROMGameJam

Posted: August 11, 2013 - 12:02 , by Rae Ostman
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Logo for ROM Game Jam

On August 9-11, the ROM hosted our first-ever Game Jam. Here's a peek behind the scenes.

Getting Our Game On

Posted: July 5, 2013 - 17:03 , by Bep Schippers
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ROM Game Jam!  Foretelling the Past

From August 9 to 11, the ROM will be hosting a horde of keen electronic game programmers, designers, artists, coders and other wizards for our first-ever “game jam.”

Toronto Space Apps Challenge hackathon results

Posted: May 2, 2013 - 13:33 , by Bep Schippers
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On the weekend of April 19 to 21, 2013, the ROM was host partner for the Toronto Space Apps Challenge hackathon...

Our first Google+ Hangout on Air

Posted: April 3, 2013 - 10:05 , by Ryan Dodge
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Google+ Hangout on Air, photo courtesy of Brennan Caverhill.

Yesterday the ROM held our first Google+ Hangout on Air, the first museum in Canada to do so. There's more to come every Tuesday and Thursday at Noon EST until April 30th.

The LEGO Maya Pyramid that 5000 kids built

Posted: March 25, 2013 - 14:48 , by April Hawkins
The LEGO Maya Pyramid that 5000 kids built

For our March Break programming this year I wanted to mark the 50th anniversary of the excavation of an incredible ancient Maya site -  Altun Ha, Belize

We're up for a Shorty Award!

Posted: January 29, 2013 - 13:52 , by Ryan Dodge
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The Shorty Awards honor the best in social media.