MIDEA Posts Tagged ‘Horizon Report: Museum Edition’

Horizon on the Horizon: Still in the Forest

Horizon on the Horizon: Still in the Forest

By the sacred grove, where the waters flow We will come and go, in the forest –“In the Forest,” Van Morrison Okay, okay…maybe the work for the 2013 Horizon Report>Museum Edition does not take place in a sacred grove. And the only waters flowing here are endless glasses of water trying to stay cool in […]

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SETI

SETI

If you’re familiar with SETI you’ll know it’s the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence, one of its projects is to search for signature transmissions from deep space that might indicate the presence of alien life. You might also be familiar with the SETI@home project which is an Internet-distributed computing project that uses idling computers to process […]

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It is always wise to look ahead

It is always wise to look ahead

As my first MIDEA post what subject would I choose other than the Horizon Project? I have a number of quotes about predicting the future. My favorite used to be: “Prediction is difficult, especially about the future” Pithy, and because its such a good quote its attributed to a wide variety of people from Niels […]

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NMC Seeks Examples for the NMC Horizon Report: 2011 Museum Edition

NMC Seeks Examples for the NMC Horizon Report: 2011 Museum Edition

  The 2011 Horizon.Museum Advisory Board has spoken! Six emerging technology topics have officially been voted into the upcoming NMC Horizon Report: 2011 Museum Edition. But first, we want to hear from you. We are interested in learning about any kind of research, pilot programs, innovative projects, or other work happening at your museum (or ones you know of) in […]

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Horizon Report Museum Edition

Horizon Report Museum Edition

The Process Begins The process through which the 2011 Horizon Report: Museum Edition will be created was kicked off last week.  The advisory board is on board and they are currently gearing up to the major work of the report–the four research questions, and subsequent ranking of technologies–by familiarizing themselves with recent news via the […]

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MIDEA and NMC at MCN is a Win-Win

MIDEA and NMC at MCN is a Win-Win

Hello Mideans Got to see a number of you last week in Austin at the MCN 2010 Annual Conference.   It was terrific to see members of the two organizations meeting and mingling.   There was a lot of energy, conversation, great ideas, and enthusiasm for all things museum-related going on at the Sheraton and the […]

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