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A rehash of #hashtags

Hashtags have been around for so long that they are now a uniquitous aspect of the Internet, but they weren’t always so. This week is the anniversary of the first ever hashtag use on Twitter. Way back on August 23rd, 2007, Chris Messina proposed using the pound sign as a way of grouping conversations. It […]

Our Visit to Play School

Today we visited Happy Birthday Play School: Celebrating 50 Years at the South Australian Maritime Museum. The exhibit was a fun and interactive space, with plenty to read, play with and watch. Happy Birthday Play School celebrates Play School’s 50th birthday and shows how the show has evolved over the years. Touchscreens throughout the space […]

South Aussie stories: The SA Beef Riot

Today is the anniversary of the South Australian Beef Riot, 1931. At a time when many South Australians were out of work and relying on government rations, more than 1000 unemployed men and their families assembled to protest the replacement of beef with mutton on their ration tickets. The protest began in Port Adelaide and […]

Digital Barn’s September Gallery Crawl

Once a month Adam and I ditch work and check out all the new exhibitions in the North Terrace museum precinct. This month we hit up the Art Gallery of South Australia, the South Australian Museum, the State Library of South Australia and the Royal South Australian Society of Arts. Here are our highlights for […]