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Introducing Mobile Museum

September 6, 2011

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I’m ramping up to launch a sister site to this one. It’s called Mobile Museum and will be a series of semi-structured written interviews with people who have developed, authored or project-managed mobile solutions. Some of these people will be museum people, others won’t… If you’re interested you can find out more over on http://mobilemuseum.org.uk/ where there’s […]

WordPress culture hackday, anyone?

August 18, 2011

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A long and interesting thread on the MCG list prompted a thought – how about a WordPress hack-and-knowledge-sharing-kinda-day for culture? We could talk about stuff like: best approaches and favourite plugins ways to hook into existing systems like Omeka building some simple plugins to interface with CH open data building some simple plugins to interface […]

QR isn’t an end, it’s a means

August 11, 2011

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QR seems to have taken on a bit of a life of its own over the past few weeks. Not only have I seen far more of the codes in the wild, but there seems to be many more people writing about it, many more news articles – and also (which is nice) – lots […]

Going freelance

June 6, 2011

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I’m delighted and terrified (in pretty much equal measures) to announce that at the end of June 2011 I’ll be leaving my current employer Eduserv, and heading out into the wilderness of the freelancer. As with any move, I’ll be very sad to leave the fine people I’ve been working so closely with but I’m […]

What if Twitter goes rogue?

May 25, 2011

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Since the dawn of Twitter, the big question about the micro-blogging service has always been “but how will they make money?”. To date, Twitter have taken a now-very-typical approach to this: rely on funding to grow a massive, engaged and dynamic community without worrying about the money, and then once the community is in place, […]

Writing a book

March 29, 2011

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As you might have noticed, things have been kind of quiet around here on the Electronic Museum blog. Two big things have been occupying me recently and form the basis for my non-blogging excuse. One: I just co-organised a ridiculously exciting mobile conference in Bath called The Big M. I won’t talk about this more […]

It’s all about the communication

January 21, 2011

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Here’s a story for you: Once upon a time there was a man who bought some hosting. He bought it because he liked the flexibility, freedom and functionality that it offered. He bought it knowing that it was cheap, and that cheap sometimes means compromise: he did this because he isn’t terribly rich, and decided […]