Daily Archives: October 22, 2011


Vishakha Desai, President and CEO, Asia Society, New York, United States, was the keynote speaker this afternoon – as we hurtle toward the end of this incredible experience. The Asia Society’s Mission: http://asiasociety.org/about/mission-history Asia Society is the leading global and pan-Asian organization working to strengthen relationships and promote understanding among the […]

Participatory Culture: Cross Cultural Connections in the Age of the ...





Special thanks to  Robert  Fish, Associate Director of  Communication, Salzburg Global Seminar for his expertise and editing! This post is a reflection/response to questions posed at the Salzburg Global Seminar program Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture, exploring the challenges, solutions and potential for participatory services within libraries and museums. Join the […]

Participatory Culture: Video from Salzburg Global Seminar



Camelos levam livros para crianças no Quênia, originally uploaded by 365 Dias que Acalmaram o Mundo. The last thematic area started our morning. Each panelist shared success stories and insights about demonstrating public value for libraries and museums. Gary Vikan, Director, The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, United States, detailed the […]

Participatory Culture: Demonstrating Public Value


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http://www.walkingpaper.org/4229/ Aaron Schmidt shares a quote http://www.imediaconnection.com/article_full.aspx?id=30267 by way of John Gruber: People will not adopt a technical solution that serves to replace a manual task, if that solution is less efficient than the manual task it replaces. How could we think that QR codes for marketing would work any better […]

“Why the QR Code is Failing”



For more: http://www.salzburgglobal.org/current/sessions.cfm?nav=photos&IDSPECIAL_EVENT=2961   This post is a reflection/response to questions posed at the Salzburg Global Seminar program Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture, exploring the challenges, solutions and potential for participatory services within libraries and museums. Join the conversation: http://tametheweb.com/2011/10/19/join-the-conversation-libraries-museums-in-an-era/ Special Thanks to the Salzburg Global Seminar  and IMLS for the invitation to participate in […]

Participatory Culture: Photos from the Seminar