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Karen Wade

independence today - 0 views

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    A great article about the Missouri History Museum's work in recording the history of the disability rights movement.
Karen Wade

Museum 2.0: New Approach, Historic Mission: Remaking a Factory Museum via Community Co-... - 0 views

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    Another great example of how history doesn't just look back, but helps folks move into the future! Why can't more history museums provide creative outlets for their visitors.
Johanna Fassbender

trendwatching.com's April 2013 Trend Briefing covering the consumer trend "CLEAN SLATE ... - 1 views

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    Are museums utilizing e-retail to it's fullest potential?  How about celebrity curators for our stores?  
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    Consumers trust new and 'clean slate' brands more and think they are better. Does this have any effect on museums who used to be/are still seen as trusted resources because they have a history of educating the public about art, history. science, etc.? Also, word of mouth marketing is where it's at!
Lisa Eriksen

Mathematicians Predict the Future With Data From the Past | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com - 0 views

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    History + math + economics = cliodynamics. The use of historical data to forecast social instability and "elite overproduction." 
Trevor Aaronson

Crucial Points That Explains Everything about Installment Loans for Low Credit! - 0 views

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    For most of the individuals, low credit scores are something that makes borrowing a real tough thing. Unlike urban myths, having bad credit history is not the end of the world nowadays
Ruth Cuadra

As More Move To Cities, A New Take On Urban Design : NPR - 0 views

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    By the year 2050, some 7 billion people will be living in cities. As many people who live on the planet today will be city dwellers just 38 years from now. Two years ago, for the first time in human history, over 50 percent of the population of the world now lives in cities, and that trend is accelerating. Every month, 1 million people in the world move to a city. If we don't get cities right, we're kind of - don't have a very bright future as humankind.
Karen Wade

Museum of New Hampshire History Apologizes To Abby Duffy, Blind Girl, For Taking Her Cane - 0 views

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    Museums need to have more than policies regarding access, they need to train (and train thoroughly) both paid and volunteer staff. This story makes me cringe, but I also am not overly surprised. Let's just make sure a similar incident doesn't occur at our institutions!
Paul Spitzzeri

COST | ISCH in Detail - 0 views

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    A Belgian-based organization seeking to apply strategic foresight planning in nine key domains and a trans-domain group. This one, Individuals, Societies, Cultures and Health (ISCH) has elements dealing with material culture, history, music and art and other museum-related topics.
Ruth Cuadra

Four Keys to Thinking About the Future - Harvard Business Review - 0 views

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    Wonderful article...the four keys are (1) Enhance your power of observation (2) Appreciate the value of being (a little) antisocial (3) Study history (4) Learn to deal with ambiguity Includes recommended reading that sound very interesting.
Gina Hall

Google Launches Field Trip App For Android | WebProNews - 0 views

  • your guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you
  • Field Trip can help you learn about everything from local history to the latest and best places to shop, eat, and have fun. You select the local feeds you like and the information pops up on your phone automatically, as you walk next to those places.”
  • hyperlocal
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  • local lore
  • social sharing options with Facebook, Twitter and Google+.
Ruth Cuadra

Faking It: A Visual History of 150 Years of Image Manipulation Before Photoshop | Brain... - 0 views

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    in the quarter century since, the rise of digital photography and image manipulation software has increasingly transmogrified the photographer into a constructor of reality, a reality in which believing is seeing
anonymous

Will Your Children Inherit Your E-Books? : NPR - 0 views

  • Among all the gifts of the electronic age, one of the most paradoxical might be to illuminate something we are beginning to trade away: the particular history, visible and invisible, that can be passed down through the vessel of an old book, inscribed by the hands and the minds of readers who are gone.
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