I’m a PhD student in History of Technology at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, and editor-in-chief of the digital Swedish museum magazine Utställningskritik.
I have previously worked in a few different Swedish museums, mainly in digital roles. Here you’ll find blog posts on my current research into the history of computer programming, digital aspects of museum practice as well as more personal posts.
Most recent blog posts
Regarding my last post, here’s a case study by Eric Socolofsky, New Media Exhibit Developer at the Exploratorium, of what I was actually aiming for: trying out your exhibits with a live audience. In other news, this blog was put on hold for a while by the arrival of my beautiful, charming and basically perfect daughter (now approaching…
I think there is a fundamental difference between old-school exhibitions on one side and agile web development on the other. The exhibition process basically goes like this: 1) build, 2) launch while the typical agile web project is more like this: 1) launch, 2) build & repeat.
Thanks to the Swedish Exhibition Agency, I was able to visit the conference Museums and the Web, held this April in San Diego. Four days of inspiring workshops, seminars and unconference sessions later, my brain was buzzing with feedback, theories and concrete ideas to test. I started out this last Friday with a talk for my colleagues…