MuseumMobile

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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 […]

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 […]

Audio Tours 101: Writing the Rules

This week kicks off a mini-series of podcasts on the basics of audio tours: their history and fundamental principles; the role of technology and theatricality in their evolution; the primacy of the story and the question of who gets to tell it. In this first podcast, Chris Hardman, founder and Artistic Director of Antenna Theater, […]