03 November 2019

The Not-So-Fine Art of Being Wrong in Museums

Changing your mind? Open to opinions? The museum field doesn't seem to value I-don't-know-it-alls.

30 June 2019

Who Decides Who Gets to "Fix" Tech?

Technologists, especially some who were responsible for the rise of surveillance capitalist behemoths, are declaring technology broken and proposing humanist solutions. What could be wrong with that? And what does this mean for museums?

06 September 2017

The Connection of Museums, Technology, and Entrepreneurship

Though Samantha is guiding the creation of amazing gallery experiences and I’m obsessing on organizational change from within museums, it turned out that we had a lot of concerns in common.

28 August 2017

Autumn is Coming

Between my conference workand the non-stop slow apocalypse we find ourselves in, it never felt like the right time to write about museums as workplaces or museums and organizational culture.

27 March 2017

This is How We Blog in the Museum Field

A new book featuring blogs from museum professionals is a testament to the challenges facing our sector—and the great number of awesome people working to solve them.

14 March 2017

Games, Digital Pubs, and Voices: an Interview with Susan Edwards of the Hammer Museum

So many of us in the museum technology field are a multitude of different experiences and backgrounds. Susan Edwards fits that to a T.

04 March 2017

Mindfulness is a Terrible Thing for Museums to Waste

Workplaces are only getting busier. How do museum workers find time to think?

16 January 2017

Keeping Ourselves Real in Our Museum Work

The workplace psychology movement of the week is a call for authenticity. Do museums have a particular office honesty problem?

27 December 2016

A Year of Shattered Expectations

I started writing a year-end blog post several times, but it felt weird and delusional, like I was ignoring the approaching giant planet ready to destroy the Earth.

19 November 2016

Museums in an Age of Despair

If you work in a museum, the title of this post is a no-brainer, but it is also part of the problem.

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