99% Invisible: Technology, Design, and Communication

It’s time to stop thinking about technology as technology, but it’s hard to get people to do that. Users are either fascinated or fearful of new technologies, and these gut reactions make them blind to the ‘”why” of it.

2013 NMC Summer Conference

Host Field: 
Hilton Head, South Carolina
4 June 2013 - 8:00am - 7 June 2013 - 12:00pm

Hilton Head, South Carolina

Community-Sourcing “100 Toys” (Part II)

By: Lori Byrd Phillips

In my first post on Community-Sourcing 100 Toys I explained the process behind The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis project and shared about the surprising level of engagement it received. Get caught up, if you haven’t already!


By: Nik Honeysett

Dirty Laundry

By Nik Honeysett

Taking a leaf out of the UK's Sun newspaper, internationally regarded as the lowest form of pond life when it comes to sensationalising a story, I had to liven up the title for this post with some innuendo because I'm going to talk about tax returns - but stay with me.

It is always wise to look ahead

As my first MIDEA post what subject would I choose other than the Horizon Project? I have a number of quotes about predicting the future. My favorite used to be:

“Prediction is difficult, especially about the future”

Sparking innovation, learning and creativity.
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Identifying the impact of emerging technologies.
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The Edward and Betty Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts (MIDEA) provides timely, succinct and practical knowledge about emerging technologies that museums can use to advance their missions.
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The largest educational presence in any virtual world, involving more than 150 colleges and universities and a very active community of educators that numbers nearly 12,000.
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