Re: [MCN-L] Multilingual websites

2018-10-22 Thread Matt Morgan
might be willing to try it ... but wow, I bet your stuff is hard for machines to translate, so who knows. Best, Matt On 10/22/2018 08:40 PM, Susan Edwards wrote: Hi Mark - I managed the localization work for the Getty's Visit section 4 years ago and can give you some tips. From an accessib

Re: [MCN-L] Job Opportunity: Sr. Web Developer Dallas Museum of Art

2018-09-29 Thread Matt Morgan
et" get me some related posts. Does anybody remember who has raised this topic previously? That would help. Best, Matt On 09/24/2018 05:35 PM, Amir Tabei wrote: Hello MCN Group, This is my first post and new to the group and also my 12th day at the job. I wanted to share one opening w

Re: [MCN-L] Preparing for quickly approaching GDPR deadline

2018-02-07 Thread Matt Morgan
se, protecting visitor privacy is potentially an opportunity to distinguish your org, so this isn't the only reason to do it. Thanks, Matt -- Matt Morgan m...@concretecomputing.com On Wed, Feb 7, 2018, at 2:40 PM, Sayre, Scott A wrote: > Nik- > I unfortunately think that is the case. > h

Re: [MCN-L] Online UX testing service recommendation

2018-02-01 Thread Matt Morgan
Scott, I've used usertesting.com a bunch of times, although not for a year or so. As long as you're doing a good test it works well, so it's often still good to have an expert on your side, i.e. I found them more useful for the logistics than for the strategy or design. Best, Matt On 01/31

Re: [MCN-L] Managing and storing video content for website

2017-07-07 Thread Matt Morgan
? Thanks! Matt On 07/07/2017 12:42 PM, Keir Winesmith wrote: Hi Lisa We use Brightcove as our video CDN, and in-page player for videos on sfmoma.org. It's fine, the CMS is pretty straightforward and it's players are easily templated. We put made-for-YouTube videos on YouTube. We store non

Re: [MCN-L] Open access but fees for publishers?

2017-02-22 Thread Matt Morgan
ere a lot more calls others got, too. That's staff time and that costs something, so if you're angling for open access, that might be an argument to use. Best, Matt On 02/22/2017 12:40 PM, Perian Sully wrote: Good morning everyone (on the West Coast at least), For those of you who are pursui

Re: [MCN-L] Website image cropping

2016-12-12 Thread Matt Morgan
ges retain the same shape and details at every size? Or will foreheads potentially get chopped off, etc. That may be important for everyone to understand and plan for. best, Matt On 12/12/2016 11:15 AM, Chris Alexander wrote: Hello all We're currently redesigning our website and a question ca

Re: [MCN-L] THoughts about App vs. Responsive Web site?

2016-10-28 Thread Matt Morgan
dev still makes experimentation, deployment, and iteration easier. --Matt On 10/28/2016 12:56 PM, Sweeting III, Floyd wrote: Colleagues, Can you share your thoughts regarding the use of an App as opposed to using a Responsive Web site as part of the visitor experience? Also how you feel about

Re: [MCN-L] Online Catalog

2016-09-27 Thread Matt Morgan
Here's something built in almost exactly the way Sina describes: http://bealearninghero.org/learning-tools/ Though I have to say, using an eCommerce platform for this is pretty clever, and it might have "you may also like" features that work out of the box, etc. On the other hand it may have

Re: [MCN-L] Engagement Journey consulting

2016-08-08 Thread Matt Morgan
Tim, I've worked with Cogapp at the Met in a very successful project; and with Blue State Digital (specifically with UX Director Wiley Bowen), who were also fantastic, at Tisch School of the Arts. Best, Matt On 08/06/2016 08:00 AM, mcn-l-requ...@mcn.edu wrote: Send mcn-l mailing list

Re: [MCN-L] Redundancy

2016-07-12 Thread Matt Morgan
if your centralized filtering is usually doing its job, the local filters may not be ready to step in). How do you do spam filtering? Was it a hosted service that went down, or are you filtering on a firewall or other network device? Best, Matt On 07/07/2016 06:23 PM, Sally Swaney wrote

Re: [MCN-L] Recommendations for a Checksum Program?

2016-05-14 Thread Matt Morgan
ter how simple, people have no >interest. I typically use scripting as well for running checksums but >this isn’t an option for others. I know there are several >checksum/hashsum apps out there and I was hoping to get some advice on >which folks are using and find useful. > > &

Re: [MCN-L] Recommendations for a Checksum Program?

2016-05-14 Thread Matt Morgan
going this route. Best, Matt On 05/13/2016 04:16 PM, Joseph Hoover wrote: I am looking for recommendations for a user-friendly, affordable Checksum utility that is free-to-low-cost for small archives and history organizations. Ideally, the utility would be able to batch process digital assets

Re: [MCN-L] Atavist/Creativist for Telling Museum Stories

2016-04-16 Thread Matt Morgan
How does the shelf-life work? What is the advantage? Thanks, Matt On 04/16/2016 07:50 AM, Frank Sträter wrote: Hi, At the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (national audiovisual archive) we recently started experimenting with Atavist. As our main website lacked certain features

[MCN-L] The Illegal Swedish Art Map

2016-04-06 Thread Matt Morgan
Interesting/frustrating story from Sweden. http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/2016/04/the-illegal-map-of-swedish-art.html ___ You are currently subscribed to mcn-l, the listserv of the Museum Computer Network (http://www.mcn.edu) To post to this

Re: [MCN-L] "easy" file duplication cleanup

2015-12-07 Thread Matt Morgan
You could do this with a shell script. One way: write a `find -exec ...` that runs through all the files, outputting the md5sums in some usable way. Sort the list and look for multiples (double-checking with diff on matches, if you're worried), and replace duplicates with symlinks if/where you

Re: [MCN-L] Securing public computers

2015-11-06 Thread Matt Morgan
This has been a popular conversation on the list for many years, so have a look at the archives for a lot of stuff to dig up: http://www.mail-archive.com/search?q=kiosk=mcn-l%40mcn.edu I don't know if this is stuff you already do/know about, but I would say the basics at least used to be 1.

Re: [MCN-L] Proving how the impact of promotional calls-to-action varies by player result within your web games

2015-10-16 Thread Matt Morgan
This is genius. On 10/16/2015 09:42 AM, Andrew Lewis wrote: Dear MCN peeps, Ahead of my session at this year's MCN conference "Designing Evidence: Planning the Data You Track to Capture Specific Behaviour", here's the latest Digital Media post from the V blog, which outlines one of the ways

[MCN-L] Searchable MCN-L archive is complete

2015-05-30 Thread Matt Morgan
! Best, Matt ___ You are currently subscribed to mcn-l, the listserv of the Museum Computer Network (http://www.mcn.edu) To post to this list, send messages to: mcn-l@mcn.edu To unsubscribe or change mcn-l delivery options visit: http://mcn.edu

Re: [MCN-L] We're 50

2015-05-11 Thread Matt Morgan
Amazing! Congrats to all. On 05/11/2015 02:43 AM, Amalyah Keshet wrote: Today is the 50th birthday of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. http://www.imj.org.il/ Thought I’d take this opportunity to share congratulations with colleagues from LACMA I’ve met through MCN over the years: it’s their

Re: [MCN-L] Public WiFI and Social Sign-In/Authentication

2014-11-20 Thread Matt Morgan
you can find something useful in there. Thanks, Matt p.s. When I'm sure this is working well I'll change the archives link in the bottom of MCN-L messages. Hope everyone's having a great time at the conference! On 11/19/2014 08:39 PM, Brian Whaley wrote: I'm the head of IT for the Kimbell Art

[MCN-L] Proposed update to MCN-L

2014-09-22 Thread Matt Morgan
, please reply to the list! Should this update meet with community approval, I hope to begin the switchover around midnight on October 31st, as a way of tempting fate. Thanks, Matt

[MCN-L] barrier free wifi

2013-12-11 Thread Matt Morgan
Nik, the wifi doesn't add to this problem, right? I don't need your wifi to surf inappropriate sites in your public space. On 12/11/2013 01:36 PM, Nik Honeysett wrote: Ours was rooted in legal, indemnifying the institution, we had a situation to do with surfing inappropriate sites in a public

[MCN-L] AAMD thumbnail image size guidelines

2012-06-20 Thread Morgan, Matt
Thanks to Amalyah and Diane for the helpful replies! Amalyah, I love how you get 250x300 = 300x300. Turning vagueness to your advantage. -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu] On Behalf Of Amalyah Keshet [akes...@imj.org.il] Sent: Wednesday,

[MCN-L] AAMD thumbnail image size guidelines

2012-06-12 Thread Morgan, Matt
thumbnails of those works at max 150x150. We're now just beginning to move on updating our thumbnails to the larger size recommended by AAMD. Has anybody else responded to that recommendation yet? Would you share any questions/answers that came up in the process? Thanks, Matt

[MCN-L] digital signage vendors or consultants?

2012-04-23 Thread Morgan, Matt
a better fit for you. --Matt -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu] On Behalf Of Edwards, Chris Sent: Sunday, April 22, 2012 9:29 PM To: Museum Computer Network Listserv Subject: [MCN-L] digital signage vendors or consultants? At Yale's Beinecke

[MCN-L] Wireless in public spaces

2012-01-25 Thread Morgan, Matt
that you did not ask for a user agreement? What kinds of liability are you trying to defend against? Thanks, Matt

[MCN-L] Instant image uploading to Facebook?

2012-01-19 Thread Morgan, Matt
There are wifi-enabled cameras and phones that have share to facebook buttons, so it's all one step (I suppose it might be more than one, since maybe you have to pick and album, etc.). They're probably not great cameras, but you wouldn't have to drag the computer and USB cable around, either.

[MCN-L] Online Community Manager -- job opportunity at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2011-12-02 Thread Morgan, Matt
Greetings, everyone. This position is open now until filled. Share as you like. Thanks, Matt _ Online Community Manager The Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Museum) is a private, not-for-profit institution whose collections

[MCN-L] Metrics Evaluation SIG

2011-11-07 Thread Morgan, Matt
experience through multiple visits of various kinds. Thank you for proposing the luncheon, which I'll attend, and for reviving the group. --Matt -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu] On Behalf Of sheila.ca...@pch.gc.ca Sent: Monday

[MCN-L] TMS on a Mac

2011-08-15 Thread Morgan, Matt
? Sometimes it's more palatable than desktop virtualization since it's more centralized thus more manageable. They're also probably already doing it somewhere else. --Matt -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu] On Behalf Of Stanley Smith Sent: Monday

[MCN-L] Restoring internet connecting for Explorer in Kiosk mode

2011-07-22 Thread Morgan, Matt
/products/openkiosk.html) -- this is open source software, a Firefox plug-in, developed and maintained by Brooklyn Museum. KioWare is pretty cheap and runs under IE, so may be easier to adopt. OpenKiosk is free/libre and better. --Matt -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu

[MCN-L] Touchscreen Computer

2011-07-21 Thread Morgan, Matt
If you have an opportunity to buy the monitor separate from the computer (which is sometimes better for security, since you can hide the computer in a box), the near-consensus on this list in the past has been that Elo touchscreen monitors are best. -Original Message- From:

[MCN-L] video delivery networks and museums

2011-02-03 Thread Morgan, Matt
it for that--not so much for the reason you identify but for video content that doesn't stand alone but only makes sense in the context of a web page with other info. I think you have to have a paid account to make this work, but it's cheap. --Matt -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu

[MCN-L] ideas consulting for storage/networking

2010-12-22 Thread Morgan, Matt
location. Or if you can setup an automated bulk import into your DAMS, both unison and rsync could tell your scripts which files are new and ready for bulk import. --Matt -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu] On Behalf Of Dwiggins David Sent

[MCN-L] WiFi Access in Museums

2010-06-18 Thread Morgan, Matt
Leo, I've used both NoCat (http://nocat.net) and WifiDog (http://dev.wifidog.org), but not for a few years. They were both easy and reliable; NoCat at least at the time was a little more powerful, and comes from your backyard (Sonoma County). Matt -Original Message- From: mcn-l

[MCN-L] Reasons for providing public wi-fi

2010-04-30 Thread Morgan, Matt
but our IT department is holding back because of resource issues, I think it has to do with bandwidth. Christina -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu] On Behalf Of Morgan, Matt Sent: Thursday, April 29, 2010 9:41 AM To: Museum Computer

[MCN-L] Reasons for providing public wi-fi

2010-04-29 Thread Morgan, Matt
technology like kiosks and handhelds and ... * general public access. Matt -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu] On Behalf Of Steward, Jeff Sent: Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:25 PM To: mcn-l at mcn.edu Subject: [MCN-L] Reasons for providing

[MCN-L] Suggestions for Web Analytics software besides Google Analytics

2010-04-14 Thread Morgan, Matt
in the details (I've never tried to compare them directly). I don't really understand what you mean in the second bullet point. Good luck, Matt -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu] On Behalf Of Mosoddik, Bilkis Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 6:50 AM

[MCN-L] does your institution have a social media manager?

2010-02-13 Thread Morgan, Matt
to wider participation in social media, but we'd expect it still to be managed centrally, and for projects involving social media to be developed, reviewed, and approved (or rejected) like other online projects. Good luck, Matt -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu

[MCN-L] Evaluation of computerized exhibitions

2010-01-13 Thread Morgan, Matt
) = (more visitor enjoyment). So rather than strict testing, I recommend observation and pre- and post-experience surveys. A really interesting book to read for inspiration on observation, by the way, is Paco Underhill's Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping. Good luck, Matt -Original Message

[MCN-L] image sizes

2009-05-05 Thread Morgan, Matt
of the picture as will fit in the window (rather than arbitrarily limiting to a zoom pane) 3) connections are getting faster 4) and anyway, images are our franchise so if we're going to test users' bandwidth limits, this is the place to do it. Thanks, Matt On 5/5/09 8:50 AM, Real, Will RealW

[MCN-L] image sizes

2009-05-05 Thread Morgan, Matt
] On Behalf Of Morgan, Matt Sent: Tuesday, May 05, 2009 9:57 AM To: Museum Computer Network Listserv Subject: Re: [MCN-L] image sizes Will, why wait for zoom before providing the large images? I think there are a lot of good arguments for very big images online now: 1) modern browsers handle

[MCN-L] Color management/IT question

2009-04-02 Thread Morgan, Matt
The most important question is what will the vendor support? If they're happy to support it on a virtual server, then you can ignore their recommendation. You can get a real server any time if you decide you need it. It may be complicated to switch, but virtualization has a lot of great

[MCN-L] Hosting hardware requirements

2009-01-30 Thread Morgan, Matt
are, I vote for massive overkill. Make them twice as powerful, even. Matt On 1/29/09 11:10 PM, JonathanC at ag.nsw.gov.au JonathanC at ag.nsw.gov.au wrote: [Sorry if you receive this twice. I sent it 24 hours ago but it still hasn't appeared.] I'm the website manager at a mid-sized art

[MCN-L] Omeka

2008-09-26 Thread Morgan, Matt
NYPL recently began using Omeka. Here's an example: http://exhibitions.nypl.org/exhibits/eminent Matt On 9/18/08 9:13 AM, Julia Baldini jbaldini at windsorhistoricalsociety.org wrote: I was wondering if any of the museums have used to online exhibit program Omeka and what are your thoughts

[MCN-L] [MCN L] - Style guide for technical terms

2008-09-25 Thread Morgan, Matt
(but you're probably not writing out URLs on web pages anyway, rather you're linking from related text). Matt

[MCN-L] Website benchmarking

2008-03-11 Thread Morgan, Matt
trust the numbers, because it's just so effective at communicating how popular the site is. I'm happy to explain what it means, if people ask ... --Matt On 3/11/08 5:27 PM, Nik Honeysett NHoneysett at getty.edu wrote: Google Analytics is a page tagging service, its accuracy will depend on you

[MCN-L] Museum Library discount at An Event Apart

2008-02-14 Thread Morgan, Matt
The conference on standards-based web design run by the guy who convinced us all to be standard, Jeffrey Zeldman, has recently announced a special discount for employees of libraries and museums. Here it is (super-secret discount code at the bottom):

[MCN-L] Web-hosted calendar

2008-02-13 Thread Morgan, Matt
://www.trumba.com/connect/default.aspx. I used to use Connect.Daily, http://www.mhsoftware.com/connectdaily.htm and liked it. The service, in particular, was really good. You can install it or pay them to host. --Matt

[MCN-L] Archive materials - image sizes?

2008-01-08 Thread Morgan, Matt
as necessary and transfer them to new media in five years when 10-terabyte drives cost $100? --Matt -Original Message- From: mcn-l-bounces at mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu] On Behalf Of Nik Honeysett Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2008 4:40 PM To: Museum Computer Network Listserv Subject

[MCN-L] Online backup/storage

2007-11-13 Thread Morgan, Matt
just ten of Ari's AVIs would cost $1000+/year!), but are probably not more expensive than doing the same thing yourself, in many cases (you wouldn't have to buy or store tapes ...). --Matt On 11/6/07 8:23 AM, Ari Davidow aridavidow at gmail.com wrote: There seems to be a burgeoning market

[MCN-L] Pan Zoom Server

2007-09-05 Thread Morgan, Matt
. Thanks, Matt On 9/5/07 4:28 PM, Kenneth Hamma khamma at getty.edu wrote: Joanna, We are looking (with National Gallery in London who is already way ahead of us) at IIPImage Server along with java scripts to make it do interesting things beyond simply viewing images. See: http

[MCN-L] Website Privacy Policy: include security camera disclaimers?

2007-08-24 Thread Morgan, Matt
on your camera; ours can see you even in the dark). --Matt

[MCN-L] two open positions in the Website Dept at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2007-07-20 Thread Morgan, Matt
We have two positions open in the Website Department at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. To apply, send resume and cover letter to employoppty at metmuseum.org, including the position title in the subject line. Or contact me by email, off-list, with questions. Thanks, Matt

[MCN-L] Query: estimating storage for digital collections

2007-01-18 Thread Morgan, Matt
On 1/18/07 5:40 PM, Tom toma at speakeasy.net wrote: Cost, reliability, stability, security Just a few to name ;-) Right. All of which have more to do with the DAMS you may be using, the database server, the storage device, etc. than the server OS. On Jan 18, 2007, at 11:50 AM, Morgan

[MCN-L] JPEG to be replaced by Windows Media Photo?

2006-10-18 Thread Morgan, Matt
On 10/17/06 10:23 PM, Chuck Patch chuck.patch at gmail.com wrote: On 10/17/06, Tom A. tarnautovic at speakeasy.net wrote: Storage media (hdd) is getting cheaper and larger. I really do not see the need for a new compression algorithm these days. Especially from MS. I find this argument

[MCN-L] Opinions needed: user-friendly language forinterpretive technology

2006-08-04 Thread Morgan, Matt
, but a personal impression. The general public, I think, associates kiosk with interactive video thing in a box and especially with touch-screen thing with more info. --Matt On 8/3/06 8:32 PM, Ray Shah rayshah at thinkdesign.com wrote: Kiosks? -- - Ray Ray Shah - think design, inc

[MCN-L] FW: Can a CIS be a DAMS too?

2006-07-03 Thread Morgan, Matt
On 6/30/06 10:01 AM, wrote: Hi Matt, I'm curious about where the drive is coming from to have a one stop solution mean there's one system under it all. I often feel sorry for the folks at Past Perfect when I see comments elsewhere about why doesn't it also do accounting, POS, and your

Re: MCN-L Digitization procedures

2006-01-18 Thread Matt Morgan
ay from $0 to high six figures in cash, and take significant effort and time to implement and maintain. good luck, Matt Perian Sully wrote: Hi all: I'm currently developing our digitization procedures and I was wondering what other institutions do

Re: MCN-L Digitization procedures

2005-12-27 Thread Matt Morgan
duplicate that with directories on disk and maintain it reliably. These systems go all the way from $0 to high six figures in cash, and take significant effort and time to implement and maintain. good luck, Matt Perian Sully wrote: Hi all: I'm currently developing our digitization

Re: [MCN-L] Linux or Windows Servers?

2005-12-09 Thread Matt Morgan
g to Linux in whole or in part, then this issue might be a factor in that decision. But, in the absence of a strategic decision on your part to switch or broaden your OS choices, I would not recommend switching from your strengths. Good luck, Matt matt 7.vcf (missing attachment) --- You are

Re: [MCN SIG: Digital Media] Uniiversal Photographic Digital ImagingGuidelines

2005-11-29 Thread Matt Morgan
realize that JPEG2000 would also solve the compression problem, but ZIP ought to have less of an acceptance problem than JPEG2000 (as it's already so established). Thanks, Matt matt 2.vcf (missing attachment) --- You are currently subscribed to mcn_mcn-l as: rlancefi...@mail.wesleyan.edu

Re: [MCN SIG: Digital Media] Uniiversal Photographic Digital ImagingGuidelines

2005-11-29 Thread Matt Morgan
files, and therefore be able to preserve where otherwise it might not be able to afford it, is compression acceptable? Or is it so unacceptable that nobody should implement a repository with compression? matt 3.vcf (missing attachment) --- You are currently subscribed to mcn_mcn-l as: rlancefi.

Re: [MCN SIG: Digital Media] Uniiversal Photographic Digital ImagingGuidelines

2005-11-29 Thread Matt Morgan
than ZIP has been in the past. So it just seems like this is a minor issue compared to the complexity problem. Thanks, Matt Richard Urban Graduate School of Library and Information Science University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign rjur...@uiuc.edu -Original Message- From: Matt Morgan

Re: [MCN SIG: Digital Media] Uniiversal Photographic Digital ImagingGuidelines

2005-11-29 Thread Matt Morgan
Tim Au Yeung wrote: Hi Matt, So now we can begin compressing our TIFFs? The main reason I ask is that I have heard a lot of really bad arguments against compression in the past, and a lot of non-argument (for example: "it's just not

Re: [MCN SIG: Digital Media] Uniiversal Photographic Digital ImagingGuidelines

2005-11-29 Thread Matt Morgan
Matt Morgan wrote: Richard Urban wrote: Matt, Generally compression isn't recommended for a few reasons. While Zip and LZW are fairly reliable compression algorithms, they add another layer of complexity to the file. Understood--thanks to you and to Tim Au Yeung

Re: subject keyword searching in CMS and DAMS

2005-11-17 Thread Matt Morgan
...@listserver.americaneagle.com matt 1.vcf (missing attachment) --- You are currently subscribed to mcn_mcn-l as: rlancefi...@mail.wesleyan.edu To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-mcn_mcn-l-12800...@listserver.americaneagle.com

Re: IT SIG -- Meeting followup

2005-11-11 Thread Matt Morgan
? I think that actually relatively little separates the $15K products from the $100K products, and there's room for low-cost products to do all the important things right, while maybe leaving out some of the glitz. --Matt matt.vcf (missing attachment) --- You are currently subscribed to mcn_mcn

Re: Authenticity and integrity of archived digital master files

2005-07-05 Thread Matt Morgan
On 07/03/2005 10:55 AM, Real, Will wrote: Dear list, We are about to implement a new strategy for archiving our digital image masters. One copy of each file will be maintained on a live RAID server and another on an off-line hard drive stored off-site. The access to the on-line masters will

Re: mcn-l providing Internet access in public spaces

2005-07-01 Thread Matt Morgan
at places like acrosser.com and metrix.net. Or you could equally well run Pebble, or whatever other distro, on some surplus PC. NoCat is written in perl so it's pretty portable. I can get you more detail off-list. Good luck! --Matt On 06/29/2005 12:38 PM, Weinstein, William wrote: We

Re: MCN-L subject lines (was Electronic Signs)

2005-06-10 Thread Matt Morgan
On 06/09/2005 01:29 PM, Peter Rooney wrote: Could I make a suggestion? I'm on the MCN-L mail list, and some of the traffic is useful to me (but Electronic signs is not,). I'd appreciate if people would attach the prefix MCN-L to their posts, as I've done above, so that one can see at a

Re: Electronic signs

2005-06-08 Thread Matt Morgan
. So Douglas Hegley's response was very interesting. How do the buildings in Times Square do it? Good luck, Matt --- You are currently subscribed to mcn_mcn-l as: rlancefi...@mail.wesleyan.edu To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-mcn_mcn-l-12800...@listserver.americaneagle.com

Re: Podcasting - Recreating the Museum Tour

2005-05-31 Thread Matt Morgan
of their own devices. --Matt --- You are currently subscribed to mcn_mcn-l as: rlancefi...@mail.wesleyan.edu To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-mcn_mcn-l-12800...@listserver.americaneagle.com

Re: Software Question

2005-04-19 Thread Matt Morgan
On 04/19/2005 09:45 AM, Goral, Becky wrote: I was wondering if anyone is using any type of software program to track/log exhibition tasks and schedules. For example, we are looking for something that includes which person is responsible for painting pedestals as well as a start and finish

Re: Ineractive sites

2005-03-22 Thread Matt Morgan
On 03/18/2005 08:42 AM, Gail Durbin wrote: Can anyone suggest any good museum websites in North America where there are examples of visitors' art work or other creative activity? I am also interested in innovative message boards and chat rooms run by museums. Gail Durbin Head of VA Online

Re: 2005 MUSE awards deadline extended

2005-01-27 Thread Matt Morgan
Maybe he knows how lazy we can all be. On 01/27/2005 05:49 PM, su...@wisegirl.net wrote: Is this because there were not many entries? Original Message From: guenter_wai...@notes.rlg.org To: mcn-l@mcn.edu Subject: RE: 2005 MUSE awards deadline extended Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 13:47:28

Re: OpenKiosk (was MozillaKiosk)

2004-12-30 Thread Matt Morgan
On 12/29/2004 10:11 AM, mvol...@fruitlands.org wrote: Thanks Matt. Its nice to see OpenKiosk on mozdev.org. My pleasure! For comparasin, here is a link to a kiosk chrome I developed for our kiosks. We've used this on both linux and wondows platforms. http://wiki.mozdev.org:8080/cgi-bin

OpenKiosk (was MozillaKiosk)

2004-12-23 Thread Matt Morgan
it a try, and happy holidays! Thanks a lot, Matt --- You are currently subscribed to mcn_mcn-l as: rlancefi...@mail.wesleyan.edu To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-mcn_mcn-l-12800...@listserver.americaneagle.com

Re: Announcing PocketMuseum(TM) Digital Guides

2004-11-05 Thread Matt Morgan
On 11/04/2004 05:55 PM, Randy Heise wrote: Matt We've been playing with the same idea but have hesitated due to a perceived problem with the cost of ownership of the handhelds. It's not just a perception, but a reality :-). We bought off-the-shelf Dell hardware with the full replacement

Announcing Mozilla Kiosk

2004-11-04 Thread Matt Morgan
it is to a) install Mozilla (1.7 or newer) b) click on the links on the above page to install the two extensions you need. So try it out and let me know what you think! Thanks, Matt Morgan Manager of Information Systems Brooklyn Museum --- You are currently subscribed to mcn_mcn-l as: rlancefi

Re: FTP alternative

2004-01-29 Thread Matt Morgan
ld be the secure way to handle this on-site; but that would be a lot of work for them and I think, given that there are inexpensive and secure ways to pay someone else to do this, they are doing the right thing by asking you to handle it some other way. --Matt Christina DePaolo wrote:

Re: digital preservation

2003-12-24 Thread Matt Morgan
to send Julian Bermudez a link to that thread. Thanks, Matt Peter Rooney wrote: *How about paper? clay tablets? these media have passed the test of time. And phonograph records probably will outlast CDs.* *Seriously, though - maybe somebody should be working on a storage format

Re: Archival fixed storage media

2003-11-18 Thread Matt Morgan
media is a valid option at times, but maybe there is a better way to handle your server space than the way it's being done now. Good luck, Matt Morgan Manager of Information Systems Brooklyn Museum of Art akes...@imj.org.il wrote: Kodak doesn't make the Ultima Gold anymore. (That should give

Re: Subject categories for museum website

2003-03-26 Thread Matt Morgan
For a more fun/less academic approach you could use something like the questions that Komar and Melamid used in their Most Wanted Painting project, where they created desirable paintings based on responses to survey questions like What's your favorite color? What's your second favorite color? Do

ElcomSoft/DMCA verdict: not guilty

2002-12-17 Thread Matt Morgan
I don't know if this case has come up on MCN before. Basically, a Russian software company wrote software, intended for sale, that cracks the protection on Adobe's eBook format for digital books. Apparently the technology for doing so is trivial. They were prosecuted under the DMCA, but found not

Re: Voyager libraries museums

2002-08-16 Thread Matt Morgan
). I don't think just making it all available for searching really serves some compelling public interest. But on the intranet, of course, that's fine, that's exactly what the staff want. --Matt At 11:13 AM 8/16/2002 -0700, you wrote: Hi Margaret, like everybody else, I don't know anything

Re: Online Catalogue Planning

2002-07-12 Thread Matt Morgan
I really wonder about user studies of searchable online collections. I'm going to go out on a limb and predict that either no convincing studies have been done, or that most people don't really use them. I spend a lot of time thinking about this, but I feel like I have yet to see a really

[MCN-L] Effects of Google's 'search within site'? Anyone else affected?

1970-01-14 Thread Morgan, Matt
, Matt On 3/27/08 6:36 AM, Chan, Sebastian SebC at PHM.GOV.AU wrote: Folks I'm curious to hear if anyone else has been affected by Google's 'search-within-site' feature they have recently rolled out . . . . I've blogged in detail about what it is over at Fresh New . . . . http

[MCN-L] TIFF JPEG conversion program

1970-01-08 Thread Morgan, Matt
On 1/31/07 5:06 PM, Han, Yan hany at u.library.arizona.edu wrote: I am looking for an open source API that can convert TIFF files to JPEG so that I can integrate it with our current system. Anyone know about this? Thanks, Yan Han University of Arizona Libraries

[MCN-L] hosting the website - inhouse our isp?

1970-01-01 Thread Morgan, Matt
, or member information. That will affect your bandwidth requirements and potentially change the way you get access to those data, since the security issues can be somewhat different over the Internet and you will be faced with questions of batched vs. live queries, etc. good luck, Matt On 1/10/07 12