Best Tech Stories around the web #242

This week, some tips to clear your mind at home! Discover more 500 museums & galleries from your couch, seven ways to experience live music while social distancing and Berlin’s clubs launch collective streaming platform.

CULTURE

Virtually tour 500+ museums & galleries from home including MoMA and the louvre by designboom.com

google arts and culture has compiled a list of more than 500 museums and galleries that you can visit virtually. a number of museums have virtual tours available online—including the louvre, which offers a tour of the recently restored galerie d’apollon, and MoMA, which has tours including iconic artists matisse and picasso. Read more

7 ways to experience live music while social distancing by latimes.com

In September, the experimental rock duo 100 gecs premiered a new track to a gathered posse of avatars inside the video game Minecraft. Part of an event called the Mine Gala, it was organized and promoted by a team of real-life creators via an “independent virtual events platform” called Open Pit. Read more

ENTERTAINMENT

Digital dancing: Berlin’s clubs launch collective streaming platform by tip-berlin.de

Breaking (good) news from Berlin’s Club Commission! In an act of virtual genius, the city’s clubs have devised a way to keep us dancing in the face of corona lockdown. Read more