Categories
Events

Sebastian Chan on Museums for the Next Generation Part 3: Gaining staff acceptance of new initiatives

Over the course of this year I have worked on several service design projects for staff, so staff engagement has become a particular area of interest for me. My previous 2 posts have been on the talk I saw Sebastian Chan present at Australian Infront’s Insight series. Sebastian Chan has been the web manager at […]

Categories
Design Events Research

Sebastian Chan on Museums for the Next Generation Part 2: Do tag lists get unwieldy over time?

I first saw Sebastian Chan speak at Web Direction in 2007. He presented a social tagging project, known as folksonomy from the Powerhouse Museum. The first of these projects involved the digitisation of electronic fabric swatches. After that, the entire collection was digitised and not only published but open to public classification. Sebastian Chan gave an update […]

Categories
Design Events

Museum experiences and the post web accord | Sebastian Chan on Museums for the Next Generation Part 1

Sebastian Chan on Museums for the Next Generation The Powerhouse Museum and the in-house digital agency Chan has been heading within it have liberated the collection and extended the museum experience beyond exhibitions and museum walls. Sebastian Chan is head of Digital, Social, and Emerging Technologies at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney. I first saw him talk […]

Categories
Events

Social Media Club: Food, Wine and Social Media, 2 August 2011

An interesting thing happens when the speakers at Social Media Club don’t hit their mark. The speakers were talking about engagement but they weren’t getting any. The error they made was misjudging their audience as amateurs who needed to be shown how it’s done. They should have known that this is an audience of social media marketers […]

Categories
Events The internet the world

Digital Citizens – The Age of Intellectual Property

It was a quality panel at the 10th Digital Citizens event moderated by the talented James Fridley @fridley:

Categories
Events

Creative Sydney 2011

Creative Sydney is about the people who make stuff, and make stuff happen: artists, designers, technology types, engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs, musicians, festival organisers and the list goes on. It had a mix of design, art, business and technology and was about the ideas that take off because they find an audience they resonate with. There […]