Monthly Archives: May 2014

Save the date: 7 November is UKMW14: Museums Beyond the Web

The Museums Computer Group will be holding our annual UKMW conference at the Natural History Museum on Friday November 7 2014. The theme for UKMW14 is ‘Museums Beyond the Web’. Don’t miss out! Book now: http://ukmw14.eventbrite.co.uk/ What does ‘the web’

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Museums Get Mobile round-up

The MCG’s Spring Meeting, Museums Get Mobile! #MGM14 was held at M Shed, Bristol on 16 May 2014. If you’ve written about MCG’s Museums Get Mobile let us know and we’ll add your post. We’ll also post podcasts as soon

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#drinkingaboutmuseums Bristol, May 15

A quick post to put all the details for tonight’s #drinkingaboutmuseums Bristol: we have a table reserved from 6:30pm at the Watershed Café/Bar, 1 Canon’s Road, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX (map). They serve a range of fresh, local and seasonal food,

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MCG Committee writes to the US Federal Communications Commission to urge net neutrality

The MCG Committee has written to the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to them to support net neutrality. The text of our letter is below. We owe particular thanks to The Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) Open Letter

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Two weeks until Museums Get Mobile! Get your ticket today

There are only two weeks until we’ll gather at Bristol’s M Shed for MCG’s Spring meeting, Museums Get Mobile – so don’t miss out! May 16 will be here before you know it, so get your ticket today at museumsgetmobile.eventbrite.co.uk.

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The MCG is for technologists, curators, educators, marketers and more in and around museums. Posts and event news by Mia (Chair), Jess, and the Comms team

  • RT @mia_out: .@ukmcg conferences are a great chance to present to a smart and friendly crowd hungry for good ideas. Act by Apr 30 https://t.co/0qEc325bpp
  • Some interesting reflections on the role of #musetech in artistic interventions in museums by @dannybirchall https://t.co/NXBKfRahGG
  • RT @dannybirchall: Ropes, Tropes & Bots (or: What the Museum Finds Hard to Say) -- text from a talk at the @FreudMusLondon on Saturday https://t.co/poxTYHkjAw
  • RT @doteveryoneuk: Want a creche, an interpreter, funds for interns? We're offering £500 grants to help host fairer tech events. https://t.co/UoVLqi2yig
  • @matthewcock thanks for sharing!