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Recent Posts by Elizabeth Merritt

TrendsWatch 2019: Take Care: Building resilience and sustainable practice

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This is one of the five trends from the 2019 TrendsWatch. Click here to read more about the full report.  “Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” —Eleanor Brownn …

For Your AAM2019 Schedule: Talking about the Future with Your Community

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Heads up on a session I’ll be moderating at the annual meeting in New Orleans next week: Engaging Community in Conversations about the Future Wednesday, May 22, 11 am – noon, Room 356-357 …

Futurist Friday: Deepfake Dali

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What if you could speak with the dead? More to the point, what if they could talk back? I just read about a project at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, that uses …

I Can Haz Cryptokitties and You Can Too

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I will be running a Cryptokitty meet-up at the AAM annual meeting in New Orleans on Tuesday, May 21 from 2:00 – 2:30 in the Alliance Resource Center in MuseumExpo. Join me for a brief …

Futurist Friday: Fractional Art

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Here’s William Gibson, writing in 1986, offering an off-hand glimpse of art collecting in the year 2042: “He led her across the room and through a doorway. A graying, heavyset Frenchman in …

TrendsWatch 2019: Give Me Shelter: Everyone deserves a place to live

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This is one of the five trends from the 2019 TrendsWatch. Click here to read more about the full report.  “You call this progress, because you have motor cars and telephones and flying …