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To VR or Not to VR?

Anyone remember Avatar? A rainforest planet of lovable blue aliens battling for survival against hater earthling-invaders? A blockbuster benchmark in CG animation? A groundbreaking 3D production? If you’re thinking, kind-of-not-really, or, vaguely-but-who-cares, you’re not alone.  While the 2009 sci-fi epic…

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Travels in Inspiration

A lucky perk of working in the museum industry is the natural cross over between work and play. This summer, I travelled with my family to London, England for a week of theatre, history, and museums. I soaked up an…

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Socializing with Technology

In museums today, technology is no longer a stranger in a strange land. Digital exhibits now fit in seamlessly alongside the traditional dioramas, specimens, artwork and artifacts to enhance the whole learning experience without feeling awkward or out of place…

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The Joy of Tactile-Based Exhibits

I’ve always been a tactile person. I would often get in trouble as a kid for touching things I shouldn’t be touching, but I couldn’t help myself (and still can’t), I just love experiencing the world through touch – feeling…

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No Bad Ideas: A Practical Brainstorming Guide

There was a time when I thought that all my ideas during team brainstorming sessions were bad. An idea would come to me and I would sit there, holding it in, listening to everyone else spout idea after idea while…