Notes from ‘Everything RSS’ at MW2008

These are my notes from the workshop Everything RSS with Jim Spadaccini from Ideum at Museums and the Web, Montreal, April 2008. Some of my notes will seem self-evident to various geeks or non-geeks but I’ve tried to include most of what was covered. It’s taken me a while to catch up on some of … Continue reading Notes from ‘Everything RSS’ at MW2008

Notes from ‘The API as Curator’ and on why museums should hire programmers

These are my notes from the third paper ‘The API as Curator‘ by Aaron Straup Cope in the Theoretical Frameworks session chaired by Darren Peacock at Museums and the Web 2008. The slides for The API as Curator are online. I’ve also included below some further notes on why, how, whether museums should hire programmers, … Continue reading Notes from ‘The API as Curator’ and on why museums should hire programmers

Notes from ‘Who has the responsibility for saying what we see?’ in the ‘Theoretical Frameworks’ session, MW2008

These are my notes from the second paper, ‘Who has the responsibility for saying what we see? mashing up Museum and Visitor voices, on-site and online‘ by Peter Samis in the Theoretical Frameworks session chaired by Darren Peacock at Museums and the Web 2008. The other session papers were Object-centred democracies: contradictions, challenges and opportunities … Continue reading Notes from ‘Who has the responsibility for saying what we see?’ in the ‘Theoretical Frameworks’ session, MW2008