Content Categorized ‘museums and the web’

Blogging MW2007

Posted on April 11, 2007 under museums and the web, mw2007

Hurrah! I’m in San Francisco. The last few days have been consumed with volunteer committments at the conference and walking up hills,* but I got some leisure at tonight’s reception at SFMOMA to…talk to folks from Minneapolis. I spent the afternoon at a workshop on managing redesigns with web teams, run by Howard Rosenbaum from […]

What you missed at WebWise

Posted on March 6, 2007 under LAMW2.0, museums and the web

Brett started with a huge laugh from the crowd saying that he didn’t want to steal IMLS’ thunder but that NEH Program Officers would be waiting in the lobby after the conference, with checkbooks in hand, making immediate grants. Holly Witchey has all the details over at Musematic. Update:  Gunter Weibel has more at Hanging […]

5 Things, period.

Posted on March 1, 2007 under digital history, museums, museums and the web | 5 Comments

I got tagged last month on the 5 things meme, originally ‘5 things you don’t know about me.’ William Turkel from Digital History Hacks hacked it, turning it into a reflective meta-meme about digital history and the blogosphere, and exposing his own reflective work, even exploring how one decides who to tag. “Should you tag […]

History museums and the semantic web

Posted on January 16, 2007 under digital history, LAMW2.0, museums and the web | 6 Comments

I love the tools developed by the SIMILE folks at MIT, open-source tools that make interoperability between data collections a key focus. They have lots of neat tools that are more meta, but two in particular could be very useful to off-the-shelf digital historians. The first is the Timeline tool, which I’m planning to use […]

Tech challenges and opportunities

Posted on October 20, 2006 under minnesota, museums, museums and the web

I work at a small museum that interprets the history of a hospital. We are located in the hospital, but we are administered by the hospital’s nonprofit auxiliary, which manages volunteers and provides clothing for folks in need, among their other projects. So, we are at the bottom of the hierarchy, literally, since our space […]