42 Historical Collections Added to the Google Cultural Institute - Google for Media Day and Pwnium 2 Announced

Google Cultural Institute now let you discover 42 new online historical exhibitions telling the stories behind major events of the last century, including Apartheid, D-Day and the Holocaust. "The stories have been put together by 17 partners including museums and cultural foundations who have drawn on their archives of letters, manuscripts, first-hand video testimonials and […]

Google Cultural Institute now let you discover 42 new online historical exhibitions telling the stories behind major events of the last century, including Apartheid, D-Day and the Holocaust.

"The stories have been put together by 17 partners including museums and cultural foundations who have drawn on their archives of letters, manuscripts, first-hand video testimonials and much more," Google posted.

"Each exhibition features a narrative which links the archive material together to unlock the different perspectives, nuances and tales behind these events."

As with the other internet archives such as Dead Sea Scrolls, you can zoom in to see photos in great detail and search through millions of items for a specific country, person, event or date.

Google Cultural Institute adds 42 historical exhibitions

You can explore the many exhibitions at www.google.com/culturalinstitute.

Watch the video for some guidance about how to find your way around the exhibitions:

In other Google news, YouTube's vp and Global Head of Content, Robert Kyncl, at the MIPCOM conference in Cannes, France -- "Building your audience on YouTube" delivered the Media Mastermind Keynote.

Google for Media Day, Sydney Australia, November 5

Google for Media Day happening in Sydney, Australia, will let you explore latest trends in journalism as well as provide you hands-on instructions.

Starting on Nov. 5, "this free day aims to inspire journalists and producers to make the most of Google's tools in their news gathering and storytelling. Joining us will be Google engineers and experts from around the world in a series of talks, panel discussions and workshops," Google posted.

Full agenda, check here, and to registr, visit here form below.

Finally, Google in Kuala Lumpur this week, hosting Pwnium 2 at the Hack in the Box 2012.

"Participants will be able to demonstrate their pwns against Chrome at 9 a.m. Wednesday local time (1 a.m. GMT for folks keeping track). We'll be actively analyzing any submissions we receive, and will announce successful exploits and prizes during our talk at 5 p.m, Thursday (9 a.m. GMT) on the evolution of Chrome's vulnerability rewards program," Google posted.