Creating Digital Collections

Web interfaces as enablers or barriers in understanding the past

Before delving into my post, play around with this website: Click here Frustrating? Yes, it is indeed. This website was made to frustrate. However, it shows exactly how important it is to design with users and common frameworks of symbols and actions in mind. Ducker (2011, p.1) introduces HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) as a field focusing …

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Authenticity of 3D Objects

Media forms are constantly calling into question each other’s ability to represent the authentic, and these remediations raise the possibility of the decay of aura, the loss of authenticity of experience. Bolter et al. 2006 With advancing technology come many opportunities, but also challenges. In order to keep the visitors (whether physical or virtual) engaged, …

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