Category: academic

What difference does a website make?

A website that presents the collection through gorgeous visuals is now considered a must for any self-respecting museum.  Photographs of objects, of exhibitions and of the museum itself are increasingly common interfaces, linking museums, visitors, experts, collections. How are users engaged by these interfaces?… Continue Reading “What difference does a website make?”

How we use mailing lists for fieldwork

A pleasant and productive collaboration with Mette Høybye led to the following chapter, which just appeared in the The Handbook of Emergent Technologies in Social Research, edited by Sharlene Hessse-Biber, Oxford: Oxford University Press. We wrote about Studying Mailing Lists: text, temporality, interaction and… Continue Reading “How we use mailing lists for fieldwork”