Imagine a typical museum visitor in the act of “being engaged” by something at the museum. What are they doing? Thinking? Feeling? Can you describe what that “engagement” looks like? How can you know that visitor is engaged as opposed to confused or looking at their email? Is engagement like pornography; hard to define but you know it when you see it? I don’t think so.
My chapter from “the Routledge International Handbook of New Digital Practices in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Heritage Sites” by Hannah Lewi, Wally Smith, Dirk vom Lehn, and Steven Cooke
A brief history of the publication of the latest book I’ve worked on, “Humanizing the Digital: Unproceedings from the MCN 2018 Conference” .
Part One of many on the process of writing this book. This one focuses on three rhythms of writing research based works.
Highlights from my November, 2018 trip to Athens to attend a workshop about evaluating digital storytelling experiences around cultural heritage.
So, I’m not in Iceland as I’d planned to be. A cracked cockpit windshield, several hours of waiting, and a determinedly cheerful, “Flight cancelled! Come