Fresh & New(er)

discussion of issues around digital media and museums by Seb Chan

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Entries from May 21st, 2010

Upcoming talks: Sydney, Taipei, Canberra, London, Albury

May 21st, 2010 Comments Off on Upcoming talks: Sydney, Taipei, Canberra, London, Albury

Tomorrow I’m speaking at TedX Sydney at Carriageworks. Unsurprisingly this has turned out to be a massive event and is now being webcast live on the ABC. There’s an invited audience in the auditorium but the foyer space is simulcasting live along with Q&A sessions and extra performances – it is free to come along! […]


Shortened URLs as an alternative to QR codes

May 3rd, 2010 8 Comments

The first time we did something with QR codes at the Powerhouse was in 2008 during Sydney Design festival. Last year we experimented with them on object labels with mixed results. Now for our latest fashion exhibition, Frock Stars, we’ve replaced QR codes on labels with our new shortened URLs. We’ll be keeping an eye […]


Fresh & New(er) is 5 years old!

May 1st, 2010 2 Comments

Fresh & New(er) has just turned 5! This blog started back in May 2005 as a storehouse of all the links and commentary that the Powerhouse web team of the time used to send around via email. It wasn’t until one of the posts got picked up and commented on by some enthusiastic educators that […]