Monthly Archives: March 2010

The British Museum and Me

Yesterday it was officially announced by Matthew Cock, the Head of Web, that the British Museum will be bringing me in-house as the “volunteer Wikipedian in Residence”! It will be a five week pilot project in June in the leadup … Continue reading

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Handing out Paints

Today I presented on a panel session at the “Idea10 Learning futures: technology challenges” conference, down in Melbourne. This is a technology in education conference with quite a broad scope. Some techies, some government types, some school administrators. My panel, … Continue reading

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Wikimedia@MW2010

Museums and the Web is an annual conference that brings together the world’s best in this fascinating crossover field. This year, it will be in April in Denver, Colorado. To my great delight, Wikimedia will be playing a big part … Continue reading

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Macquarie and the ropes

In the last couple of weeks I’ve begun a volunteer internship at Powerhouse Museum here in Sydney. I’m working with the curatorial department on preparing display cases for the Macquarie 2010 Bicentenary Commemorations. Macquarie 2010 marks 200 years since the … Continue reading

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