Blog
Updates, tutorials and other kinds of announcements

Introduction

Digital signage displays have long been a fixture of galleries, libraries, archives and museums providing both wayfinding and collections information.

We first wrote about digital signage back in 2017, focusing on rolling your own DIY solution with a Raspberry Pi. But the landsca...

Read More...

Makerspaces have been a fixture in the library sector for a while now and it's been great to witness and contribute to their continuing development. _TechSoup for Libraries recently included 'Updating Media Labs and Makerspaces' as one of their Tech Trends for 2019 (albeit with a focus on new te...

Read More...

A brief introduction to chatbots

In the previous blog post in this series, we talked about creating social media-based culturebots. There's also lots and lots of use cases for chatbots - a more conversational approach to connecting with your users.

Just a quick refresher, when we talk about b...

Read More...

Introduction

Bots are one of those things that you might hear about a lot usually in a negative way. But despite what you may hear, not all bots are malicious. In fact, there are lots of creative and entertaining bots that are being used to promote collections or parts of collections and other cul...

Read More...

What's this about a treasure hunt?

Last week, we ran an experimental interactive treasure hunt as part of the 20th Internet Librarians International conference in London.

We also gave a talk about Conversations in the library, using technology to create new ways to communicate and collaborate w...

Read More...

This is the text version of our talk at Internet Librarian International 2018.

Introduction

As a creative technology company, we work with libraries on makerspace and maker education projects as well as software development and installations such as our LibraryWalls project. Basically, we s...

Read More...