Robert J Weisberg

I work on a bit of everything in museum content. I find human solutions to tech problems. I geek out on workflow. No, really. I learn and teach and write everything down.

24 May 2024

Links of the Week: May 24, 2024: This Deal Is Getting Worse All the Time

Has the new buzzword for being trapped in a platform finally come for the museum field?

21 May 2024

Hustle Culture, Revisited, part 2: What I've Learned about Museums from Making Museum Human

What have I learned about the museum field from eight years of making Museum Human?

17 May 2024

Links of the Week: May 17, 2024: Linked and Learning

Digital is a practice, not a product. Should the same be said for AI?

14 May 2024

How Do Museums Gather Better? An Interview with Rob Urstein

Museums need to up their game for matching members with programs in this digital age.

10 May 2024

Links of the Week: May 10, 2024: Ungrowth

Limits and rifts are everywhere—we've only chosen to ignore them in the name of capitalist growth.

07 May 2024

Limits and Rifts: A Review of Post Growth and Marx in the Anthropocene

We obsess about growth but do we think enough about limits?

03 May 2024

Links of the Week: May 3, 2024: Deep Impact

Impact is what museums do and alignment is how they do it.

30 April 2024

How Can Different Groups in the Museum Agree on Impact?

Museums—and their departments and workers—are increasingly concerned about impact beyond the institution. But can museums have impact externally when they may not agree on just what it means—or how to get there—internally?

26 April 2024

Links of the Week: April 26, 2024: Process and Processing

Workplaces process trauma to the best of their ability—in our society, how good is that?

19 April 2024

Links of the Week: April 19, 2024: The Hustle Does You

Could the motto of our writing now be "think big and write small"?

16 April 2024

Hustle Culture, Revisited, Part 1: Why (and How) I Make Museum Human

Just like a museum, a blog has to have a purpose and a process behind it.

12 April 2024

Links of the Week: April 12, 2024: Innovation Station

Innovation is a practice, which is part of the problem but all of the opportunity.

09 April 2024

Innovating Innovation in the Cultural Sector: An Interview with Diana Fehr of MuseoSpace

A new organization is making the case for innovation in the museum sector, one innovator at a time.

05 April 2024

Links of the Week: April 5, 2024: Tech Tok

The ban-or-not TikTok controversy just shows how scattershot our approach to technology is.

02 April 2024

The Story of Technological Progress is Not a Given: A Review of Power and Progress

The cultural sector has to change its ideas about progress and technology.