Thought I’d jump back in here folks because I’ve just returned from a wonderful, engaging, enlightening, and highly entertaining AAM 2012.
Just wanted to announce that the 2011 Horizon Report>Museum Edition has gone to press (and was officially launched at MCN in Atlanta last week). Follow this link to a page where you can a) download the report, or b) watch a >4 minute video which gives a brief overview of the six technologies featured in [...]
For those of you that made it to Atlanta, I did a brief presentation at MCN2011 about collaboration to create digital interactive exhibits. Some people noted that my presentation contained references to the hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan. Why the Wu? I choose them because they are an extraordinary example of the benefits of working on [...]
Just because it might brighten your day: A 12-YEAR-OLD EXPLAINS THE INFORMATION AGE’S FACTS OF LIFE TO HER MOTHER (From the indispensibly wonderful McSweeneys.)
The EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) has posted an E-Book Buyer’s Guide to E-Book Privacy on their site. It summarizes the privacy-related policies of several e-readers, covering questions like “Can they monitor what you’re reading and how you’re reading it after purchase and link that information back to you?” Unsurprisingly, there are a couple of unpleasant [...]
Here’s a nice little web book explaining the Internet facts of life. “Twenty Things I Learned About Browers and the Web,” from Google’s Chrome team.
I’m gonna let Joseph Gordon-Levitt speak for himself: http://hitrecord.org/reel
If you notice, as I have noticed, that organizations our size represent the “long tail” of our planet’s documented/preserved cultural history then this also means that for the first time we aren’t reliant on a few large museums gathering physical stuff into one place for access to this richness.
Hello Musematic Readers: Since early last Spring I’ve been working as Co-PI, with Larry Johnson, CEO of the New Media Consortium on the latest incarnation of the 2010 Horizon Report–the first-ever Museum Edition. This report would not have been possible without the hard work of an enthusiastic and engaged Advisory Board (see pg. 34 of [...]
Just back from AAM and since the conference was slam bang in the middle of the American Idol extravaganza, I wanted to nominate a few of my own American Idols. Huzzah for the Digital Jump-Start Unconference Co-chaired by Sharon Leon and Michael Edson Kudos and a special champagne toast to the entire Media & Technology [...]