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The culture wars

The culture wars | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
If you've read my blog for any period of time, you've doubtless witnessed the occasions where I find myself scratching my head at what cultural commentators have to say about museums in very public forums. Philip Kennicott, Judith Dobrzynski, Ellen Gamerman, the list goes on and on... Another salvo was fired earlier in the week. Tiffany…
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The Interpretive Value of a Chair: A Personal Reflection

The Interpretive Value of a Chair: A Personal Reflection | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
Written by Susan Spero “For the understanding of a picture, a chair is needed.  Why a chair? To prevent the legs, as they tire, from interfering with the mind.”  -Paul Klee I’m pushing myself, and I’m tired.
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Not All Touch Displays Are Created Equal – What to Look For in Purchasing a Large Touch Display

Not All Touch Displays Are Created Equal – What to Look For in Purchasing a Large Touch Display | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
Comparing touch technologies including projected capacitive touch (PCT, PCAP) and IR overlays, HD and UHD 4K resolution, and other factors for multitouch displays and touch tables.
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Oculus Rift will change the world, but can it change art?

Oculus Rift will change the world, but can it change art? | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
Visitors to a new exhibition in London can confront monsters and wander woods in a dark, scary virtual reality world. But it’s not the art that’s astonishing – it’s the technology itself
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Telepresence robots make museums accessible to everyone.

Telepresence robots make museums accessible to everyone. | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
Museum-lover Henry Evans has been fortunate.
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Great Lakes Science Center sees math from new angles (photos) | cleveland.com

Great Lakes Science Center sees math from new angles (photos) | cleveland.com | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
Great Lakes Science Center exhibit really does show how math and fun are not mutually exclusive.
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Museums should make time for slower digital experiences | Culture professionals network | The Guardian

Museums should make time for slower digital experiences | Culture professionals network | The Guardian | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
The Wellcome Collection’s Mindcraft, an interactive digital story about murder and mental healing, takes inspiration from long-form journalism
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Comparison of National Gallery to Disneyland touches a nerve

Comparison of National Gallery to Disneyland touches a nerve | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
The debate about museums as businesses is in danger of trumping defences of museums and galleries as public institutions.
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A feast for the senses is arriving at Tate Britain

A feast for the senses is arriving at Tate Britain | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
Tate Britain is to offer art lovers a feast for the senses, encouraging them to experience work by artists including Francis Bacon not just with their eyes, but their noses, mouths and ears as well.
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What should our museums look like in 2020?

What should our museums look like in 2020? | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
Four industry experts share their views on the past, present and future of museums
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The selfie museum: why big art galleries should take it seriously

The selfie museum: why big art galleries should take it seriously | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
Selfiemania has hit new heights with a wacky dedicated museum. So why are traditional galleries enforcing selfie stick bans – when it could put them out of business?
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Technology is political at Transmediale 2016

Technology is political at Transmediale 2016 | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
The 29th Transmediale in Berlin was dominated by talks and panel discussions rather than exhibitions, raising the issues of civil liberties in a tense Europe. Report.
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IoT and the even smarter museum...

IoT and the even smarter museum... | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
Sabrina Greupner is the Ontario Science Centre's Cisco Science Fellow for Innovative Learning Technologies. This is Cisco's first museum-based fellowship.
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Do Touch The Artwork At Prado's Exhibit For The Blind

Do Touch The Artwork At Prado's Exhibit For The Blind | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
The renowned Spanish museum has made 3-D copies of some of its most iconic works to allow blind people to feel them.
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Interactive Art and Embodiment: The Implicit Body as Performance - Nathaniel Stern

Interactive Art and Embodiment: The Implicit Body as Performance - Nathaniel Stern | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
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meSch - Technologies and Challenges for Cultural Heritage Communities – A Recap

meSch - Technologies and Challenges for Cultural Heritage Communities – A Recap | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
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How we made experiential life-coaching app, Karen

How we made experiential life-coaching app, Karen | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
Part game, drama and self-help quiz, this app from artists’ group Blast Theory sees users interact with curious but dangerous divorcee Karen
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Museums are becoming more playful ... in how they ask us for money

Museums are becoming more playful ... in how they ask us for money | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
The Smithsonian 'Reboot the suit' crowdfunding campaign to restore Neil Armstrong's spacesuit attracted $500,000 in just five days.
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Soundscapes review – feeble, wrong-headed, and unambitious

Soundscapes review – feeble, wrong-headed, and unambitious | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
Giving sound to paintings is the worst idea the National Gallery has come up with in years
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Is art best enjoyed in company?

Is art best enjoyed in company? | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
Art might inpire silent rapture but it also teaches us how to listen and talk to each other, says Ivan Hewett
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On display: Museum exhibits in the digital age

On display: Museum exhibits in the digital age | Museum, Interaction and Technology | Scoop.it
In an era where information and entertainment are readily available through the Internet, museums fa...
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