13 February 2024

Will the Challenge of AI Inspire Museums and Workers to Innovate Together? An Interview with Deb Howes

How do museums navigate the AI landscape between the rock of institutional/staff obsolescence and the hard place of private profiteering?

14 November 2023

Can Museums Prioritize Civics, Wellbeing, and Technology All at Once?

A brief virtual conference made a game attempt to link civics, in a partisan age, staff wellbeing, and technology.

22 September 2023

Links of the Week: September 22: How Virtual Are We Already?

The metaverse is just one way that museums are trying to expand audiences and knowledge of their collections.

19 September 2023

Is the Moment Right for a Museum Metaverse? An Interview with Annabell Vacano of Atopia

The metaverse may have been left behind by all the talk of AI, but agile start-ups have stepped in.

08 August 2023

Storytelling with Clarity and Confidence: an Interview with Abhay Adhikari

An open-minded and multi-disciplinary approach is making Digital Identities more than just technology.

18 April 2023

Shrug Culture: Innovation, Help, and Sharing in Museums

All too often, one worker's innovation is another worker's meh.

07 April 2023

Links of the Week: April 7, 2023: Gifts to Our Future Selves

The best gift to yourself is one that others get to share in.

07 March 2023

AI, ChatGPT, and Museum Work

The questions for museum workers about AI shouldn't be what to use it for, but who will use it and why.

03 March 2023

Links of the Week: March 3, 2023: Minding the Gaps

Sometimes it's what's missing that defines our workplaces.

10 February 2023

Links of the Week: February 10, 2023: Tech and friends

Tech was supposed to make the world safe for everything, but it's mostly been good for corporate profits so far.

07 September 2022

September Opener: What Does Digital Mean to Museums?

Museums' issues with digital and technology reflect a greater struggle for identity and meaning.

26 April 2022

The Trouble with Defining "Digital Transformation" in Museums

Everyone talks about digital transformation, but no one can define it.

02 November 2021

Museum Disruption Revisited (and Dismantling Visited)

Can museum workers really down bring their own system?

19 October 2021

Personality Types, Personas, and Uncertainty in Museum Work

Personality tests and personas come from the same organizational obsession with absolute certainty.

12 October 2021

The Tech-Driven Cult of the Individual Harms Museum Workers' Mental Health

Personalized tech was supposed to help mental health issues in museums. What happened?