In the newest installment of the ATM-Lab podcast series, Chief Editor, Jenee Iyer, speaks with Lucy Bernholz, Director and Senior Research Scholar at Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society about digital civil society, blockchain, data analytics and more.
In this three part series we will detail how blockchain works, its applications for the arts, and the risks arts managers should consider before deploying a blockchain based system.
Art historical research became more scientific with the accessibility of photography, documenting specific features of work and facilitating visual archiving along with the written word. Storing these elements together provides researches with a more complete vision of the narrative overtime.
Archives generally are expected to be places of preservation and documentation, as opposed to innovative research. However, the Library of Congress, America’s oldest archive, just recently unveiled a virtual laboratory space to promote experimental research and creative uses for their aged collections.
Museum collections, specifically archives, in arts and research institutions are frequently viewed negatively partially because their upkeep is expensive and complicated, taking over precious work-hours for an already overworked staff. The Smithsonian Institution's ongoing operation of a Digital Transcription Center demonstrates that this upkeep can be accomplished in a cost-saving and engaging way.
Start off the new year right with clean data. Contributor Taylor provides some helpful reminders of tasks to do regularly to ensure that data is squeaky clean.
2017 took AMT Lab researchers into the worlds of robots, smart cities, augmented reality, bias reducing technologies, digital advocacy, and so much more. The following offers a highlight and a small preview of what's to come in the 2018.
Taylor reviews a newcomer to the CRM field. Neon is a nimble CRM priced especially well for small to mid-sized institutions.
Are you confused about how a data warehouse might work for an arts organization? Fear not! AMT Lab Contributor Kate Lin has provided an introduction for DW novices.
Most museums only display about 5 % of their collection at any given time, while the rest of their collection locked away in vaults. One of the ways museum can share their hidden treasures is through their digital collection archive. Art UK is an excellent public digital archive that holds more than 200,000 paintings from the collections in United Kingdom that are not particularly accessible to the general public.