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Evaluation-led Mobile Experience Design

At the MCN conference in Portland in November, I presented some of the research I’ve been doing on new approaches to mobile experience design. Sheila Carey from the Canadian Heritage Information Network kindly put together a panel for the conference on “Making the Call: Evaluating Mobile Projects in Museums” that pulled my work together with […]

What is the Museum? Who is a Curator? In the age of Social Media in Copenhagen…

Long time no listen! I haven’t been able to podcast in a while as my ‘free’ time has been consumed with developing a website for Curator Journal, for which I’ve just taken on the role of Digital Editor, writing a couple of articles and preparing for several lectures I’ve given recently. Here is a podcast […]

Spy in the City: The GPS Game of Washington DC

Have you ever spied on someone? Have you ever wanted to be a real spy? The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC now offers an amazing taste of what it’s like with a GPS-triggered game and tour of the city. Inspired by two real FBI cases – Operation Lemon-Aid, conducted in 1977, and KITTY HAWK […]

Be Extraordinary! Mobile Micro-volunteering

‘Micro-volunteering’ is a new mobile arena being pioneered by The Extraordinaries, among others. In this podcast, I speak with Jacob Colker, CEO and co-founder of the start-up company, about how volunteers can donate small amounts of time to help non-profits with tasks like tagging images, checking addresses, or translating text through their web-enabled phones. Along […]

Chris & Ted’s Excellent iPod Tours

Apple makes it look so easy – and it is, if you’re as brilliant, creative and resourceful as Chris Alexander from San Jose Museum of Art and Ted Forbes of Dallas Museum of Art. In this podcast, Chris & Ted walk us through their developments of iPod Touch tours for their museums: from wireless networks, […]

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