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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 […]

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 […]

“The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first.”

Just a modest beginning today for MuseumMobile, so I offer greater words of wisdom than my own: these from Blaise Pascal’s Pensées (p. 323). He is also at the origin of another aphorism I often invoke: “I have only made this letter rather long because I have not had time to make it shorter.” Lettres […]