Worst of Museums for this Decade

Museum 2.0

Djupdraet (@mdjupdraet) December 9, 2019 Instead museums found themselves at the mercy of the next big thing and the whims of tech firms: Being big tech guinea pigs: We end up with unsustainable shiny tech and then just feel used. If museums actually did change their fundamental structures change might happened but so many are not. Ask and you shall receive. Be careful what you wish for.

Best of the Web: June 2015

Idealware

At Idealware, we sometimes are the guinea pigs in our own experiments. The Mob Lab asks whether a different organizational structure—one that looks at your digital technology the way a product manager might—could make a difference. The Idealware “Best of the Web” is a monthly roundup of the top nonprofit resources from the Idealware blog, our Facebook page, and our Twitter feed to help you make the right technology decisions.

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Listen to Your Data: Lessons from a Multilingual Text Message Campaign

Mobile Commons

What’s hard is finding a customer who wants to be a guinea pig as we explore new avenues of outreach. Throughout their campaign, they’ve tested everything – from what time you should call your legislators to the best way to structure a text message – in English and in Spanish. RI4A later tested to find the best way to include an opt-out message – how to structure a message so that it spurs action, but only the action you want.

NetCentric Advocacy: The Machine is US. Movement Organizer Inspiration

Network-Centric Advocacy

First, everything including the environment, technology, economy, social structure, politics, religion, art and more are all interconnected. My friends in Papua New Guinea are experts in relationships and grasp the ways that we are all connected in much more profound ways than we do. This became clear to me when I saw a small boy in a Papua New Guinea village wearing a torn and tattered University of Nebraska sweatshirt, the only item of clothing he owned.

Listen to Your Data: Lessons from a Multilingual Text Message Campaign

NTEN

What's hard is finding a customer who wants to be a guinea pig as we explore new avenues of outreach. Throughout their campaign, they've tested everything – from what time you should call your legislators to the best way to structure a text message – in English and in Spanish. RI4A later tested to find the best way to include an opt-out message – how to structure a message so that it spurs action, but only the action you want.

Reflections on the Science Center World Congress

Museum 2.0

They are places outside our daily lives--the Arctic, Papau New Guinea--and are easy, in some ways, to ignore or forget. We need to create some collaborative structures (probably on the web) for continued dialogue and mutual support. What is the Science Center World Congress ? It's a question whose answer eluded me from the day I registered eight months ago through the first few days of the conference this week.

Big Vision Podcast: Interview with llyse Hogue Rainforest Action Network

Have Fun - Do Good

So the more that we can create institutions and structures and organizations that do just that. The newest Big Vision podcast is up , and it is an interview with Ilyse Hogue, the Global Finance Campaign Director for the Rainforest Action Network and one of the founders of SmartMeme , a non-profit collective of long term organizers, strategists, trainers and communications professionals.