Chris Alexander

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Is technology bringing history to life or distorting it?

When John F. Kennedy’s convertible was crossing Dealey Plaza, he was five minutes from the Trade Mart in Dallas, where 2,000 people were waiting to hear him give a speech. The president never spoke those words.<p>Until now. Sort of.<p>Fifty-five years later, in one of the many groundbreaking and …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Immersive Exhibition on the Work of Gustav Klimt

Inaugurated on April 13, the Atelier des Lumières, Paris’s leading digital art center, began its program with an immersive exhibition on the work of …

Some quick notes from #MW18

<b>This week I took part in</b> <b>Museums and the Web 2018</b> <b>in Vancouver. Having attended the conference 9 times since 2007, I am more amazed than ever by the</b> …

Invisible Insights: learning from TripAdvisor reviews

Coline Cuau — Visitor Insights Manager, The British Museum<br>Harrison Pim — Digital Analyst,The British Museum<p>If you are a brand or an institution, …

Machine Learning

The Shape of Art History in the Eyes of the Machine

(The blog is co-authored with Professor Marian Mazzone, Art History, College of Charleston)<p>Several studies have shown the ability of the machine to …

10 Popular Mushroom Recipes to Make Right Now

Mushrooms are a severely underrated vegetable. They're often hiding in the background, playing the supporting role instead of having their time in …

Thai Yellow Curry Noodles with Shiitake Mushrooms

Thai Yellow Curry Noodles with Shiitake MushroomsI’m a little bit of a noodle/pasta fanatic. I think if my thighs would allow for it, I would eat …

Recipes

15 Chinese Food Recipes That Taste Better Than Takeout

Ditch the kung pao with these easy recipes.<p>February 05, 2018<p>Sometimes I just want to sit in front of Netflix and eat boxes of takeout while I …

Is Reddit the new must-have social network for museums?

I can hear people collectively yelling “do we really need ANOTHER social media profile!?”<p>Sorry my fellow overworked comrade, but Reddit is quickly …

Taco-Tot Casserole

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F. Heat a large skillet over medium-high. Add ground beef, onion, taco seasoning, and salt; cook, stirring to …

Museums… So What?

In August last year, the ethicist and contemporary philosopher Peter Singer wrote an op-ed piece for the New York Times that struck a nerve with me …

Museums

Changing Museums

In a perpetual beta world, museums must re-assess how they plan and manage change<p>When I first began work in the museum world, back in the twentieth …

How We Helped the Museo Egizio of Turin to Re-Think its Audio Guide Using Design Thinking

<b>The Museo Egizio of Turin</b> is the second most important Egyptian Museum in the world; it is the 7th most visited museum in Italy, competing against …

Prototyping

Parker House Rolls

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine water and yeast in a liquid measuring cup and whisk to combine. Let sit until foamy, about 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Combine the …

Dark Molasses Gingerbread Cake

This is a cake that should come with a warning: Only proceed if you love molasses. If you <i>do</i> love molasses and its dark, bitter sweetness, then …

Grandma’s Apple Pound Cake with Caramel Glaze Recipe (Simple)

I got this apple pound cake with caramel glaze recipe from my grandma’s old recipe notebook. I was searching for this kind of autumn dessert that is …

Getting events on sale with GLAMkit and Trello

<i>This is a rather delayed post and was planned to be published back in January when we started the new process at the same time the website went live.</i> …

Rethinking the museum collection online.

In the coming months, we’ll be talking quite a bit about two projects currently in production — our website redesign and, running alongside it, a new …

Angel Biscuits Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together warm water, yeast, and 1 teaspoon of the sugar in a small bowl. Let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Stir together flour, …

The Digital Museum: A Conversation between Loic Tallon and Julia Kaganskiy (Part I)

<b>F</b>or a special two-part “Invention” interview, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s chief digital officer Loic Tallon sat down with NEW INC director Julia …

Apple & Cheddar Scones

Apple & Cheddar SconesHappy Sunday! I am happy to share with you this scone recipe I have been eating for many mornings. It’s so nice to be able to …

Electronic paper revitalizes the museum

The earliest written explanations of exhibits on display in a museum date back as far as 530 BCE, when clay cylinders in different languages were …

French Tomato Tart

1K<p>1K<p>4<p>Shares 2K<p>This week I saw the first promise of tomato season. A few brightly colored cherry specimens were brought home from the local market, as …

Indian Butter Chicken Recipe

Description<p>This easy Indian butter chicken recipe makes Indian food a synch! This creamy tomato sauce is similar to chicken tikka masala, but maybe …

Bacon, Onion and Chive Quiche with a Hash Brown Crust

Bacon, Onion and Chive Quiche with a Hash Brown CrustHappy Friday! What a yummy breakfast / brunch project we have for you this weekend! This Bacon, …

Berkshire Museum’s Planned Sale of Art Draws Opposition

Two prominent museum organizations said on Tuesday they are “deeply opposed” to plans by the Berkshire Museum in Massachusetts to sell 40 works and use the proceeds for its endowment and to improve its building.<p>The plan to sell works by artists like Norman Rockwell, Frederic Church, Albert …

Clafoutis: The Lazy Summer Custard You Can Make on a Whim

You don't even have to stir things.<p>Summer is a sanctioned time to be lazy, and this applies to desserts as much as it does to finishing your summer reading. I’ll get to it when I get to it! At first I thought a galette was the easiest summer dessert, but there’s something even easier that doesn’t …

Baking

Tackling The Challenge Of Museum Design In The 21st Century

Support the news<p>How can more traditional forms of education and entertainment compete with social media and the digital world we inhabit every …