03 August 2020

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?

26 September 2016

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?

29 August 2016

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?

27 June 2016

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.

15 May 2016

Text and the Future of Museum Content

Is anyone reading museum wall labels—and if so, retaining what they're reading—any more?

11 April 2016

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?

03 April 2016

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.

03 April 2016

Discuss: Some Digital Publishing Points (4/1/16)

The latest from the (so-called) death-grip struggle between print and digital publishing.

22 March 2016

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.

15 March 2016

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.

13 March 2016

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?

31 January 2016

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?

15 January 2016

10 points about the Amazon workplace "debate"

What discussions about Amazon as a workplace say about the larger world of work.

15 January 2016

10 Thoughts from Museum Computer Network 2015 Conference

My favorite museum technology conference covered data, publishing, "friend-tor-ing," and starting little insurrections.