The history of museum technology is made up of many stories—two museum pros let museum workers tell them.
Tech isn't helping museums' problems with alternate realities.
The digital revolution only papered over workplace problems.
Museums' issues with digital and technology reflect a greater struggle for identity and meaning.
Considering their educational pedigrees, museum workers aren't used to thinking of their institutions as systems.
Taking a long view without centering humanity is no view at all.
Are we in the museum field filling our social airwaves with too much bad sector news?
Are efforts to make museums fairer workplaces—including with DEAI—just going in circles?
The dividing line between "just eff it" and "no effing way" has shifted, and museum workers have taken note.
When a story is ending, what needs to change—the story or the storytellers?
Some leaders think the Great Resignation is caused by bad vibes. It's more than that.
Here are some links on mission creep, DEIA, crypto, and burnout.
Can lessons used in changing overwork behaviors be applied to larger societal issues?
Strategy and democracy are all part of the debate over the museum commons.
More thoughts about The Dawn of Everything and lessons it holds for museum org culture