03 October 2022

The People of Museum Tech Tell Their Stories

The history of museum technology is made up of many stories—two museum pros let museum workers tell them.

16 September 2022

Links of the Week: September 16, 2022: The Museum Multiverse

Tech isn't helping museums' problems with alternate realities.

09 September 2022

Links of the Week: September 9, 2022: Digital and the Museum

The digital revolution only papered over workplace problems.

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.

22 July 2022

Links of the Week: July 22, 2022: What Vibrations?

Some leaders think the Great Resignation is caused by bad vibes. It's more than that.

17 December 2021

Links of the Week: December 17, 2021: Everything Must Go, part 3

Museum Human finishes the year with links about hybrid work, tech, NFTs, and capitalism.

22 October 2021

Links of the Week: October 22, 2021: Tech in the Middle

The end of the calendar year often feels like the time for tech talk.

17 August 2021

Automation and museum work, part II: the museum metaverse

Is there another reality where museum workers can leave bad org culture behind?

22 July 2021

Links of the Week: July 22, 2021: Tech Race to Space

Are museum workers really waiting on spacefaring tech billionaires to save us?

13 July 2021

The NFT Conundrum for Museums

Can museums resist the latest get-rich-quick-(by-making-others-poor) scheme?

25 May 2021

Museum digital for the rest of us

Has org culture in museums caught up to everything that "digital" can mean?

22 April 2021

Links of the Week: April 22, 2021: What's Really Tiring …

After the Minneapolis guilty verdicts earlier this week, here are some links about exhaustion.

19 January 2021

Do Museum Workers Need a Demon of Their Own?

Is a deal with sinister forces necessary for museum people to get their work done?

01 December 2020

Museums Must Pivot Back to People

Museums have been pivoting to post-normal workplaces. What else are they pivoting to?

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?