Get ready for Ask A Curator day!

Ask a Curator Day is an annual event held on Twitter, dedicated to giving the public direct access to the expertise of curators and other experts from GLAM organisations all over the world. Taking the form of a worldwide Q&A session, this is the public’s chance to find out everything they’ve always wanted to know, […]

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Storm Boy is getting the game treatment!

We don’t usually post off topic news here, but this one was too exciting not too! Colin Thiele’s classic Australian novel, Storm Boy, is being developed into an interactive experience called Storm Boy: The Game. Based on the 1964 children’s book of the same name, Storm Boy: The Game takes place on the beaches of […]

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Elder, Smith and Co’s Bonded and Free Stores

Over the weekend we posted a few photos from the South Australian Maritime Museum’s exhibit Leviathan. More than anything the people we talked to in the few days after remarked about how awesome the building looked. Always eager to learn more, I thought I might spend a few reading up on the historic home of […]

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Keeping your WordPress site safe and secure

So you’ve gotten a website built, then what? In my career I have had the responsibility to clean up and disinfect many WordPress sites and it’s never a fun (or quick) job. Rather than having to pay someone to clean up your website after an incident keep security front of mind with with these simple […]

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Tips for a better FAQ page

Yesterday I found myself writing questions for an FAQ section on a new website. It’s always interesting writing questions for an FAQ section on a site that hasn’t been launched yet. They aren’t so much frequently asked questions, but questions we are expecting to be asked. So, I don’t know, EFAQ? Questions we expect you […]

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Wendell The Wendigo

Filled with gorgeous illustrations and a brilliant message that you might not even notice, Wendell the Wendigo is an instant classic. It’s a children’s book about choosing an outfit, using gender neutral pronouns, and having your friends for dinner. Written and illustrated by Joy Yang, my favourite part about Wendell The Wendigo is that it […]

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It might be time to hop back onto Pokémon Go!

The Pokémon Company has been on a roll recently, announcing a spree of upcoming games. These announcements, along with significant improvements to Pokémon Go itself, has dramatically increased downloads. Did you hop on the Pokémon Go bandwagon in 2016? If you were one of the lucky businesses that had a pokéstop within spinning distance from your front door […]

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Tips for creating engaging museum interactives

Since I’ve been living in the world of touchscreens I thought it would be a good opportunity to write a few tips. If you’re a curator getting started with including digital displays, or maybe a designer trying to create your first touchscreen interactive, read on.

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