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  1. 1. Opening AddressVikram Kumar @vikram_nz
  2. 2. “When faced with a totally new situation,we tend always to attach ourselves to theobjects, to the flavor of the most recentpast.We look at the present through a rear viewmirror. We march backwards into thefuture.” Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore, The Medium is the Massage, 1967 2
  3. 3. TED Talks- Thomas P. Campbell: Weaving narratives in museum gallerieshttp://www.ted.com/talks/thomas_p_campbell_weaving_narratives_in_museum_galleries.html 3
  4. 4. “When faced with a totally new situation,we tend always to attach ourselves to theobjects, to the flavor of the most recentpast.We look at the present through a rear viewmirror. We march backwards into thefuture.” Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore, The Medium is the Massage, 1967 4
  5. 5. could shouldDon’t extrapolate the past to define the future 5
  6. 6. kaumātuaConceptually, is the future of the GLAM sector the kaumātua of New Zealand? Kaumatua smoking a pipe, Taupo. Whites Aviation Ltd :Photographs. Ref: WA-12476-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://beta.natlib.govt.nz/records/22718289 6
  7. 7. A medium affects the society in which itplays a role. Not by the content deliveredthrough it, but by the characteristics of themedium itself. 7
  8. 8. 1. Ubiquitous 8
  9. 9. UC CEISMIC QuakeStorieshttp://www.quakestories.govt.nz/ HITLabNZ CityViewAR (Augmented Reality) http://www.hitlabnz.org/index.php/products/cityviewar 9
  10. 10. 2. End-to-end principle, layered architecture 10
  11. 11. Intelligent Agents need Metadata, RelationshipsImages ExplorersBooks Space ShuttleEvents Transit ofStories VenusPeople Mt Cook Captain James Cook on a Semantic Web Source http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-3149051974 11
  12. 12. 3. Everyone can be a producer 12
  13. 13. Source http://pinterest.com/phyllis333/good-books/ Source http://www.digitalnz.org/ 13
  14. 14. 4. Openness 14
  15. 15. Deep EngagementSource http://www.thekermadecs.org/news-and-blogs/blog-vulnerable-communities Source http://www.ourfarsouth.org/ Source https://www.pledgeme.co.nz/ 15
  16. 16. 5. Bottom-up evolution 16
  17. 17. New Areas of Collaboration Source until 2013 http://tvnz.co.nz/tvnz7learninghubSource http://www.londonartcollege.co.uk/ Source http://www.conted.ox.ac.uk/courses/online/short/subject.php?course_subject=History_of_Art 17
  18. 18. 6. Global, universal 18
  19. 19. Source http://www.webbs.co.nz/ 19
  20. 20. And yet, sometimes, the Internet issimply about communications 20
  21. 21. From the British Museums Parthenon collectionTrue-to-life, 3D printing assemblyCosmo Wenman http://www.cosmowenman.com/ 21
  22. 22. Final WordsAre we marching backwards into thefuture?What future do you want?Use the next 2 days to fit the piecestogether. 22
  23. 23. Thank youexcept slide 3 and 6 Vikram Kumar CE, InternetNZ Email: vikram@internetnz.net.nz Twitter: @vikram_nz 23

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