#MuseumSelfie: Using the Selfie for Good

The selfie is a unique type of self-portrait, that while not limited to mobile phone based photography, has definitely increased over the last decade. On the one hand, it has been argued that the selfie is part of self-aggrandizing and narcissistic behavior. Halpern, Valenzuela and Katz (2016) found that "narcissist individuals take selfies more frequently … Continue reading #MuseumSelfie: Using the Selfie for Good

A Quick Lesson on Creating & Embedding a Map into Your Website

I love maps. Maps are a great way to convey information about space, they provide an interactive visual element to websites, and they can reveal insights that traditional text can not. Adding a digital interactive map to a website can be a fantastic way to give something else to your visitors that improves their experience. … Continue reading A Quick Lesson on Creating & Embedding a Map into Your Website

A Quick Lesson on Capturing and Displaying Tweets

If you've been following #MuseumNext, you may have seen the¬†fantastic interactive of Twitter conversations created by Andrea Ledesma. During #UpstateSocial16, I shared a circular dendrogram that showed the location of individuals who were using the conference's hashtag. What these both have in common, is that they are using TAGS 6.1 to capture tweets. TAGS 6.1 … Continue reading A Quick Lesson on Capturing and Displaying Tweets

Upstate Social Sessions, or how I learned to stop worrying and take a risk

Upstate Social Sessions is a yearly meeting of social media mavens, local influencers, budding bloggers, and people from across the spectrum of social media use and knowledge from the Rochester region in New York. What I really liked about the Upstate Social Sessions was that it was primarily based around conversations between speakers and the … Continue reading Upstate Social Sessions, or how I learned to stop worrying and take a risk