Browsing All posts tagged under »Museums and the Web«

MW2013 reflections on emerging and collapsing museum roles

April 29, 2013

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Well I’ve been hanging out in America for the last week with a mind full of thoughts in the aftermath of Museums and the Web 2013… and computer problems. It’s been frustrating, but it also provided the perfect excuse to upgrade my laptop after years of slow technology. Hooray! Truly, a new computer is a […]

Announcing Museopunks – a new podcasting project

April 20, 2013

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One of the themes that emerged in day one of Museums and the Web was a question of how museums can work at web scale; how their practice has to shift in order to curate the digital world or to deal with the rare becoming commonplace. It’s a super interesting question, and one that I’ve […]

MW2012 + breaking musetech conversations out of the bubble

April 8, 2012

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The other day, when following up on the responses to misconceptions about museum technologists, I happened upon on a 2009 post by Nina Simon regarding what she termed the ‘participatory ghetto’. She wrote (emphasis mine): …In most museums, technologists are still seen as service providers, not experience developers. They live in well-defined (and self-protected) silos. […]

geek speak with Erika Taylor

October 20, 2011

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This month’s culturegeek is museumgeek’s first curator and first Australian. Erika Taylor is the Curator of Science, Technology and Industry at the Powerhouse Museum, and she is one of a whole collection (boom tish) of passionate museum tech people who work at the institution. Before I met Erika, I kept seeing her name pop up […]