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What is your favourite museum tech idea or project?

February 29, 2012

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I’ve just been asked to give a guest lecture at my university next week, which I am super-excited about. The talk will be a casual lunchtime lecture pitched primarily at Fine Art students, but will also include others from around the University. Because the talk isn’t for a particular subject, I thought I’d take the […]

Thinking differently and making change

February 15, 2012

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Museums are pretty strange. They exist simultaneously as a conceptual space, an actual physical place and as a kind of practice, which means there is constantly a sense of redrawing the borders of what a museum is, and why a museum is. Because the context in which museums exist is always fluctuating, museums too are […]

One provocation for Big Data

February 1, 2012

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I’ve started thinking a lot about Big Data and what it could mean for museums in a time when, as Danah Boyd and Kate Crawford write “The era of Big Data has begun.” The two have put forward an excellent and provocative paper about some of the weaknesses and problematics associated with the use of […]

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