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Happy New Year from the Virtual Curation Laboratory

by Bernard K. Means, director One of my memories of New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles–while attending Occidental College as a physics then anthropology major–was the sound of gunfire as the night progressed.  Although the Eagle Rock neighborhood of Oxy had its issues, the December 31 gunfire was largely in celebration of the impending New … Continue reading

Happy Holidays from the Virtual Curation Laboratory

by Bernard K. Means, Project Director We had a good year at the Virtual Curation Laboratory and I’m certainly proud of the hard work by the student interns and volunteers who made this possible.  Expect an even bigger year next year as we expand more into applying the virtual models we’ve created in research, education, … Continue reading

FBG 150, the New York Times, and the Virtual Curation Laboratory

by Bernard K. Means, Project Director Over the last week, the town of Fredericksburg in Virginia commemorated the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg, which culminated in a major defeat of Union forces during the American Civil War. The commemoration included some amazing re-enactments of the clashes between Union and Confederate forces, as well … Continue reading