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Perception of Realities, No. 1: Talbot’s first public display of photography in 1939 as experienced through VR

Perception of Realities, No. 1: Talbot’s first public display of photography in 1939 as experienced through VR | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
First you are fitted out with a backpack, googles and headset, rendering you totally blind and just about senseless. Two assistants take your elbows and carefully walk you up a ramp until you enter the exhibition space. Before you were converted to a cyborg, the room looked like it had been furnished by Ikea and then gone over by somebody with white paint loaded in a commercial sprayer.
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On digital transformation, communication, innovation and emerging technologies. Mostly about museums.
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The Vampire Problem: A Brilliant Thought Experiment Illustrating the Paradox of Transformative Experience

The Vampire Problem: A Brilliant Thought Experiment Illustrating the Paradox of Transformative Experience | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
"Many of big decisions involve choices to have experiences that teach us things we cannot know about from any other source but the experience itself."
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The fake news machine: Inside a town gearing up for 2020

The fake news machine: Inside a town gearing up for 2020 | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
There's a whole industry dedicated to producing fake US news in Macedonia – and it's getting ready for 2020
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Announcing Re:collection, a New Digital Platform for Preserving and Sharing Family Stories that Illustrate Jewish Life in America

Announcing Re:collection, a New Digital Platform for Preserving and Sharing Family Stories that Illustrate Jewish Life in America | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Announcing Re:collection, a New Digital Platform for Preserving and Sharing Family Stories tha
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Barbara Ganley's curator insight, September 18, 7:50 AM
Will be interesting to follow -- will it take hold?
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BBC Bets Big On VR With Its New Reality Labs Initiative

BBC Bets Big On VR With Its New Reality Labs Initiative | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
Reality Labs is a new initiative from BBC R&D to take what bring virtual and augmented reality content across the organization.

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Lyn Gardner: Is it a problem that only 864 people will see Punchdrunk’s new show?

Lyn Gardner: Is it a problem that only 864 people will see Punchdrunk’s new show? | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
The good news is that Punchdrunk is doing a new show. The bad news is that you are already too late to get a ticket to se
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Epic battle erupts between museums during Twitter #AskACurator day

Epic battle erupts between museums during Twitter #AskACurator day | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
Staff from two of London’s top museums became embroiled in a hilarious public spat – over who would win in a fight. Science Museum curators clashed with staff from the Natural History Museum as part of Twitter’s #AskACurator day. Social media users were made to imagine dinosaurs sparring with robots after one asked which team of curators would win in a “staff battle”. Each argued its collection was the stronger arsenal, with the Science Museum brandishing its Polaris nuclear missile as the NHM threatened to deploy lava.
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2017 Global Social Journalism Study

2017 Global Social Journalism Study | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
Cision’s free 2017 Global Social Journalism Study, surveyed journalists on their social media habits, preferences and views.

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Brian Steffens's curator insight, September 13, 2:30 PM

They'll capture your email address, which means you'll likely hear from them again ... but it's worth a look.

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Why ‘Unlearning’ Old Habits Is An Essential Step For Innovation

Why ‘Unlearning’ Old Habits Is An Essential Step For Innovation | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
Educators at a school near Boston is making the effort to unlearn old habits and perspectives that get in the way of more effective solutions.
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Are Museums Too Focused on 'Interactive' Experiences? - Acculturated

Are Museums Too Focused on 'Interactive' Experiences? - Acculturated | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
Interactive experiences have become highly popular in museums across the country, in the hope of drawing in tech savvy Americans and their children.
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Detroit redefined: city hires America's first official 'chief storyteller'

Detroit redefined: city hires America's first official 'chief storyteller' | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
Irritated by the relentless focus on ruin porn, or pre-emptive stories about the city’s tech resurgence, Aaron Foley will attempt to offer a more nuanced portrait
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Do museums need to be more socially engaged? | Apollo Magazine

Do museums need to be more socially engaged? | Apollo Magazine | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
Today museums focus as much on learning and public engagement as exhibition making and collecting. To what extent should they be useful or agents of social change?
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Innovation spaces: The new design of work

Innovation spaces: The new design of work | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
Innovation spaces—buildings and interiors used in the innovation economy—are growing significantly in cities and suburbs across the globe. Not only are these spaces proliferating, they are also changing to reflect the evolving collaborative, cross-sector, and high-tech nature of innovation.
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Immersive history: Russia’s Hermitage Museum embraces VR

Immersive history: Russia’s Hermitage Museum embraces VR | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
One of the largest and oldest museums in the world has embraced the latest modern technology to immerse viewers in its illustrious history. Charlotte Ashle
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How digital culture is taking Hedda Gabler into infinity

How digital culture is taking Hedda Gabler into infinity | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
A new presentation of Ibsen’s play Hedda Gabler has been preceded by tweets from its heroine – an example of how digital media draws in theatre audiences in ingenious ways
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WeChat app joins collection at V&A Museum | Gadgets Now

WeChat app joins collection at V&A Museum | Gadgets Now | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
For the first time, a social media app has joined the permanent collection at a major museum.
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Bruegel goes digital in Brussels | Apollo Magazine

Bruegel goes digital in Brussels | Apollo Magazine | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
A virtual tour of Bruegel’s work dazzles in Brussels but is this technological approach to viewing art a welcome change or something to worry museums?
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Meaningful audience relations

Meaningful audience relations | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
Digital platforms and tools work well in galleries & recent research with Yorkshire Dance explored benefits of its use with performing arts audiences, writes Ben Walmsley from Leeds University.
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8 digital life skills all children need – and a plan for teaching them

8 digital life skills all children need – and a plan for teaching them | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
We need to teach our children these eight skills as part of their education in digital citizenship.

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What would feminist data visualization look like? | MIT Center for Civic Media

What would feminist data visualization look like? | MIT Center for Civic Media | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
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The National Gallery predicts the future with artificial intelligence - MuseumNext

The National Gallery predicts the future with artificial intelligence - MuseumNext | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
The National Gallery, London, is working in collaboration with museum analytics firm, Dexibit, to use big data for predictive analytics. For decades, directors at the… Read More →
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What Your Innovation Process Should Look Like

What Your Innovation Process Should Look Like | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
Companies and government agencies often make the mistake of viewing innovation as a set of unconstrained activities with no discipline. In reality, for innovation to contribute to a company or government agency, it needs to be designed as a process from start to deployment.


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What digital transformation means for innovation

What digital transformation means for innovation | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
Innovation is crucial for a business in the digital age. To do it effectively, you need a plan.

As the world shifts to greater adoption of digital technology in our everyday lives, businesses must adapt their strategies to embrace this shift. With regard to innovation, digital transformation is crucial – but there are some caveats.

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17 Everyday Applications of Artificial Intelligence in 2017

17 Everyday Applications of Artificial Intelligence in 2017 | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
Artificial Intelligence seems to make headlines with every innovation, garnering both praise and fear. But is it really at the point where we should fear everyday AI? Here are 17 common place applications for AI systems and a look into where the technology could be going.

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Thanks to reporter Farid Mheir for this look at how artificial intelligence is dominating everyday life. Our personal and business life are  being absorbed into the digital universe without us even aware of what's happening. Who will then be slave and master?

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The Design Value Index Shows What “Design Thinking” Is Worth

The Design Value Index Shows What “Design Thinking” Is Worth | Museums, innovation and emerging technologies | Scoop.it
Companies that integrate design thinking into corporate strategy can outpace industry peers by as much as 228%, says the Design Value Index.
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