Posts

August 6, 2018

An interesting Twitter conversation about the long-term ethics, governance, and implications of centralized digital publishing in the non-profit sector.

May 16, 2018

Some further thoughts after MW18 on the contraction of the musetech sector and what that might mean for the immediate future of our work.

April 19, 2018

As more and more people leave the field, some thoughts about where musetech is now and where it might be going. Are we victims of our own success?

April 18, 2018

Thinking about how discourse has changed on social media as the result of a few design decisions, and how that's changed the musetech conference backchannel.

November 23, 2016

A few short thoughts on what the outcome of the 2016 US Presidential election taught me about how to approach my own work in museums.

December 22, 2015

A eulogy for the only music streaming service I've ever truly loved.

March 2, 2015

Some further thoughts on 'relevance' and why chasing it is trouble for museums.

July 15, 2014

Copy of the text I sent to the FCC about the dangers posed by the proposed 2014 net neutrality regulations to the museum community.

July 1, 2014

A second excerpt from a keynote address I gave at MuseumNext 2014 called 'Becoming Authentically Digital.' Here I examine the idea of skeuomorphism and how it (unfortunately) applies to a lot of museum thinking.

June 20, 2014

The first excerpt from a keynote address I gave at MuseumNext 2014 called 'Becoming Authentically Digital.' In this post we dig into the very idea of 'digital' and try to figure out exactly what it means.