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?

19 January 2024

Links of the Week: January 19, 2024: Museum Workers Come in from the Cold?

What is to be done if the "fall" of museum work is just a part of a greater malaise?

12 January 2024

Links of the Week: January 12, 2024: Blood in the System

Discussions about technology are about so much more than machines.

09 January 2024

Museum Luddites, Revisited: A Review of Blood in the Machine by Brian Merchant

A new book connect the Luddite uprising of the 1810s to current tech-directed work.

15 December 2023

Links of the Week: December 15, 2023: Collapsagideon Time

Is there room for different approaches to—or even understandings of—societal collapse?

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.

17 October 2023

The Analytics and Intuition Dilemma for Museum Workers

Data and analytics are important for museums, but intuition and genius need to be democratized, too.

10 October 2023

The Personalization Dilemma and the AI Temptation for Museums

In aiming for personalized storytelling for every visitor, have museums created a task that only AI can possibly solve?

03 October 2023

Museum Luddites Unite?

How does the lost history of the Luddites inform our debates about workplace AI?

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.

21 July 2023

Links of the Week: July 21, 2023: Quarter Dump

The jury is still out on the future of workplaces.

30 May 2023

AI is NOT Coming for Your Museum Job (but Someone Else May Be)—Part 2

Who will decide how AI helps—or replaces—museum work?

26 May 2023

Links of the Week: May 26, 2023: The AI Conundrum

There are so many articles about AI that you'd need an AI to summarize them all … 

23 May 2023

AI is NOT Coming for Your Museum Job (but Someone Else May Be)—Part 1

Does anyone actually know what AI is capable of—and who will suffer in trying to figure that out?

19 May 2023

Links of the Week: May 19, 2023: A Climate Collapse Double-Shot

Climate collapse may be the biggest issue museum workers have ever dealt with.