Digital Museum Publishing is Still Trying in 2020
In a pandemic world, is digital publishing an answer for museums—or the same problem in different packaging?
Art Book Digital Publishing: Hopelessly Lost, Making Excellent Time
Have we moved past the search for the one digital art book format to rule them all?
Tag, You're It: Museums and the Internet of Stuff
The micro-location revolution promises more information for museums and their visitors than ever. But do we already have too much "stuff" in the museum? And how do we keep track of it all?
What We Talk about When We Talk about Silos
It turned out that our collective war on silos was a war on other people's silos.
Text and the Future of Museum Content
Is anyone reading museum wall labels—and if so, retaining what they're reading—any more?
Can Medium be a message for museums?
Can cultural institutions afford the money and time to try to make long-form reading—on someone else's platform—work?
Could museums use a bit more (internal) controversy?
What controversial architecture—and what really gets built—can teach museums about internal discussions and decision-making.
Discuss: Some Digital Publishing Points (4/1/16)
The latest from the (so-called) death-grip struggle between print and digital publishing.
Links of the Week (3/23/16)
The New York Times tells us that art books are surviving in a digital world. Whew! Also, jetpacks, leisure, and teamwork.
Links of the Week (3/16/16)
Links to articles on book-designer-editor collaboration, staff diversity at Slack, and change and transformation in publishing.
Beyond the Battle between Print and Digital books
It feels like the battle between print and digital for the future of publishing is over. Did someone actually win?
Was 2015 the Year that Print Fought Back?
Did print stage a turnaround? Did people get tired of ebooks? Or is this all just PR?
10 points about the Amazon workplace "debate"
What discussions about Amazon as a workplace say about the larger world of work.
10 Thoughts from Museum Computer Network 2015 Conference
My favorite museum technology conference covered data, publishing, "friend-tor-ing," and starting little insurrections.