The Track Toronto project has collected and mapped songs inspired by places in Toronto and made them available to pedestrians through QR codes posted on street corners. The goal is for listeners to be able to explore Toronto while listening to music related to the sites they visit.
In late April, two Canadian museums were winners at the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Media & Technology Muse awards. These awards recognize the outstanding achievement of Galleries, Libraries, Archives or Museums (GLAM).
The latest Culture24 Action Research Report was recently released. This is the third in a series of excellent collaborative research projects, featuring a range of cultural sector organizations in the UK.
Crowdsourcing is essentially a distributed model of content production or problem-solving. An example would be social tagging, where the public donates their time to generate keywords and descriptions for objects in a museum’s online collection.
In 2014, the Board of Montréal Museum Directors (BMMD) launched its new mobile application for iPhone, which gives the user access to the programming of over 140 exhibitions and provides useful visitor information on the 39 museums included in the app.
A social network devoted to contemporary art is the latest concept by a couple of engineers, one Belgian and the other Dutch, to be presented to Silicon Valley experts. Curiator is a social platform where artists can show their work.