MIDEA Posts Tagged ‘IUPUI’

The Participatory Museum and a New Authority

The Participatory Museum and a New Authority

Over the past several weeks, a series of discussions have taken place on Twitter and the blogosphere that revolve around the challenges and opportunities that museums face in an age of participatory culture.  While debates about the intersection of museum authority and public voice have gone on for some time, this recent flurry of dialogue […]

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How Research is like a Reality TV Singing Competition

How Research is like a Reality TV Singing Competition

Want to know a secret? In my past life I was a serious American Idol fan. I don’t know why I got so swept up in the concept of a reality singing competition. I certainly can’t sing, but I’ve always been a sucker for the contestants who are portrayed as train wrecks and then shock […]

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Getting to know WikiProject:Public Art

Getting to know WikiProject:Public Art

Wikipedia provides an exhaustive amount of information about everything from dinosaurs and astronomy to television and politics. Many don’t realize that nearly every topic within Wikipedia is maintained by a WikiProject, a model that Wikipedians use to create and improve articles.  While the articles hyperlinked above receive a fair amount of attention from Wikipedians, one […]

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