🔈sounds from around the museum.
Are museums just collectors that display their collected items? We have a group who hosts an event each year at the Computer History Museum. They collect slide rules. It warms my heart to see them all together because it’s a group of people who have found their people ❤️
Day 16: name something big. -my ambition -my goals -my ideas -my standards for myself -how I want to change the world -how I want to change museums
My workspace is always a mess. But I’m pretty sure I’ve read articles that a messy desk is a sign of genius/leader etc. that’s my story and I’m sticking to it.
Representation does matter. I believe that government, organizations and MUSEUMS should reflect the community. History is made up of many stories, faces and voices.
This is the kitchen computer and it appeared in the Neiman Marcus 1969 Christmas catalogue. For $10,600 you got the computer, a cookbook, apron and a TWO WEEK PROGRAMMING class you had to take in order to operate it. Surprisingly none were sold.
One of my favorite things to talk about is XEROX PARC and the Alto Computer. This research center was founded in 1970 in Palo Alto, CA. Have you ever used a laser printer, Ethernet, icons (on computer),pop up menus, overlapping windows? If so, you can thank PARC.