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Looking outwards: making culture cloud connections

Looking around myself on  train recently, about one in three people were doing something digital. They were blasting eardrums with iPods, checking stock prices, watching videos, playing online role-playing games. Someone was even looking at a culture website! Digital Britain … Continue reading

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Why isn’t my museum on Google Earth?

Adele Beeby from the East Midlands asked this question today (March 10, 2009) on the e-List of the Museums Computer Group: “Hi everyone,  I’m hoping someone can advise me on an issue we’re experiencing with Google Earth.  I’ve been asked … Continue reading

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New museum web project Creative Spaces sparks debate among web experts

The Museums Computer Group, the major web expert group within the UK museum sector, recently saw a passionate and erudite exchange of emails all provoked by the unveiling of the new Creative Spaces web project. (That’s the Wallace Collection node … Continue reading

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Not getting together? Museums and Social Networking in the Midlands

On February 4th 2009, at The Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry,  I co-ordinated a Renaissance West Midlands event all about museums and social networking. Part of a wider research project, the successful day opened out some discussions about how museums take … Continue reading

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Jodi Awards 2008 – Full text of Kevin Carey’s keynote speech

Kevin Carey kindly gave his time on December 5 to deliver the keynote address at the Jodi Awards, held once again at the British Museum.  Kevin’s detailed and erudite address is worth reading in full; several guests who were present … Continue reading

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Making information work for us: the 2008 Museums Computer Group autumn meeting

It was up there on the screen – a neat but cryptic row of numbers and zeros – but the meaning of the moment dawned quickly. Rob Lansdown of the London Transport Museum outlined how they’d gone back to basics … Continue reading

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RSS workshop for Museums and the Web 2009 – Indianapolis

Following on from last year’s cool RSS workshop at Montreal by Jim Spadaccini, I’m doing a similar, but less tech-orientated half day session at MW 2009 in Indianapolis. What’s driving it?  Well – you might think, if you’re a culture-savvy … Continue reading

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