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Guest post: Museums as content machines – and making it meaningful

After another fascinating and stimulating Digital Transformations symposium, my thoughts focussed on two talks in particular – John Stack on Tate Online, and Claire Ross on  user-centred design. John Stack’s talk on Tate Online’s activities was very  inspiring – the range […] 

Guest post: Design workshop at Tate Britain review

The ‘Designing for community-powered digital transformations workshop’ at Tate Britain, 15 May 2012, was the third in a series of AHRC-funded events where practitioners and researchers came together to consider innovative practices, and develop new ideas together. Digital transformations implies that […] 

Community-powered digital transformations in learning workshop, 21 June 2012

Community-powered digital transformations in learning workshop 21 June 2012 University College London How can we use digital tools to explore knowledge in new ways, and translate ideas and materials into digital arenas in order to gain new understandings? How can […] 

Guest post: Cultural remix – Have context, provenance, and truth had their day?

In the last workshop of the day on ‘Business models, rights & ownership,’ I enjoyed a great winding and unresolved discussion with colleagues in the cultural heritage sector around these two questions: Should we be concerned about how users rehash […] 

Guest post: Some thoughts on curation and privacy

Following a very interesting second workshop at the British Library, here are some notes on a couple of recurring issues. On curation: Of particular interest to me at the Digital Transformations workshops has been the recurrence of the term ‘curation’ […]