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So that was 2010 digital developments in the arts!

It’s that time of year again for Hannah Rudman to sum up the 2010 digital developments in the cultural sector. Generally, we’ve seen more audience participation online and in venue, and digital access to culture becoming a mainstream activity. Here’s my pick of the main developments in each art form: for more detail on what […]

Using mobile technology in museum interpretation: video interview with Nancy Proctor, Ph.D.

The Balboa Park Online Collaborative hosted a workshop on February 15 and 16, 2010 on mobile interpretive tools and strategy. Day One featured Nancy Proctor, head of New Media for the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Nancy manages the Museum Mobile project, a blog and wiki for collaborative work on mobile interpretation in museums. You can […]

Nielsen’s latest survey: most online content should be free, but some should be valued (case in point: NT Live!)

With the San Francisco Chronicle’s online offering today reporting on Nielsen’s new survey that 85% of internet users want online content to be free, cultural organisations could begin to panic about what the business model is for digitising their product… However, as ever, I’m not panicing, and am quietly confident 🙂 Nic Covey, Nielsen’s director […]

Watching it Online: mobile video, HD video

{Article originally posted to AmbITion Extranet by Hannah Rudman} Christian Payne made this excellent video – on his mobile phone – of his day in Manchester, speaking at AmbITion’s latest networking/training event: Digital Content re:connected. Christian spent all day with his mobile in hand, capturing soundbytes and conversations. One of his observations about videoing with […]

The Writers’ Centre Norwich Story (AmbITion case study 2009)

Case study: One would be forgiven for thinking that the uses for technology in an organisation based on literature and writing would be modest, but Chris boldly claims the organisation is now in a way based on changes that have been brought about by an IT project, in this case, the Arts Council’s AmbITion project.