SeaDragon and Microsoft

If you’ve been to RLG’s Annual Meeting at the Huntington last year, you may remember Blaise Agüera y Arcas – he wooed the crowd with a demonstration of his technology “SeaDragon,” which allows seamless navigation and zooming into large sets of digital files. Several RLG members were so impressed that they committed to working with …

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A DAM survey

In conjunction with MCN’s 2005 conference in Boston, ClearStory distributed a technology survey on current practices and outlooks in digital asset management in museums. While one presumes that ClearStory gained some nifty insights into one of their potential markets through the survey, they gave back to the community by raffling off an iPod Shuffle (Peter …

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Open Content Alliance – 2006 agenda

Having posted my early thoughts about the Open Content Alliance I thought you might be interested in the progress since late October. It was clear shortly after the launch that supporters of this vision were going to have to move quickly from shared enthusiasm to the difficult operational problems that such a massive effort will …

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Blogging for art’s sake

Following up on my previous post on blogs in museums, it looks like the issue continues to enjoy interest. Two of the Walker blogs have some interesting write-ups of museum efforts in the blogosphere – Off Center mused in August that there weren’t many other museum blogs out there focusing on art; the New Media …

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No poor substitute

Since the hangingtogether.org crew hasn’t offered much choice reading in the New Year so far (some of us are nursing colds, some of us are on the road), I thought the least I could do to bridge the gap is point you to the latest Cites & Insights. Our colleague Walt Crawford has performed a …

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