Carnival of the Commons: Of Baby Animals & iPhone AppsPosted by zyrcster in Carnival of The Commons
This is your weekly update of important events and notes about the institutions that partake in the Flickr Commons.
- Virtuous circle – from visitor to speaker: Read about how the Flickr Commons transformed the relationship of one of the Powerhouse Museum’s guests.
- The mystery of Level One: what is happening at the Powerhouse Museum?
- What in the Powerhouse’s workshop? A telescope!
- The Brooklyn Museum releases v.1.3 of their iPhone application… and lessons learned.
- Cool – the Brooklyn Museum’s iPhone application gets a mention on the O’Reilly Radar.
- And check out their awesome Twitter profile at Beyond the Fail Whale.
- How Green These Valleys Were: Some info about the Library of Congress’s recent uploads to the Commons.
- Smithsonian Web and New Media Strategy v 1.0: Hot off the press.
- Who do you trust? A post by Marvin Heiferman, Smithsonian Photography Initiative, on the veracity of photojournalism.
- Are You There? by Merry A. Foresta, Smithsonian Photography Initiative, on travel photography.
- Ten Years Later: A round-up of the Chandra X-ray Lab, from the Smithsonian.
- Matthew Lewis talks Harry Potter 7, IMAX, and weird fans, all at the National Media Museum.
- Praise for PANDORA: A post from the State Library of Queensland, Australia, on Australia’s Web Archive. They also have 3 new digital stories available.
- Fellowship Awards Preserves Films: A short report on this project by George Eastman House.
- Job Search: How to Avoid Interview Mishaps: Get armed for your next job interview, from the good folks at the New York Public Library.
- Also, The Craft of the Book: Reading List: A PSA from the NYPL
- Oh yea, and the NYPL is looking for a Senior Applications Developer. Apply now.
- The Australia War Memorial goes on the offense about the terms ‘wounded’ and ‘injured’.
Smithsonian Institution: National Zoo
Need more baby animals fix? Look no farther than Flickr and the National Zoo’s photostream.
01 August – My Fair Lady at the Dryden Theatre, George Eastman House, a Lerner and Loewe classic.
Now through 18 October – In Focus: Making a Scene at the Getty Museum. Theatricality and photography: “the images in this exhibition are inspired by art history, literature, religion, and mainstream media.”
13 August – The New York Public Library partners with the NYC chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association to host screenings of HBO’s series on Alzheimer’s Disease.
Tags: Australian War Memorial, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum API, George Eastman House, Getty Research Institute, Library of Congress, National Media Museum, New York Public Library, Powerhouse Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Photography Initiative, State Library of Queensland Australia