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In 2012 when I began my time at the American Museum of Natural History, I created a new blog to talk about my adventures exploring issues related to digital media and museum-based learning. It featured original interviews, thought pieces, and highlights from my work and those of my colleagues at the AMNH. Starting in 2020, with the launch of Barry Joseph Consultancy, LLC, I turned this blog into a place to explore digital engagement writ large. Please check out some recent posts below or dive deep into the entire blog.

  • I co-edited the new Well Played Journal on esports
    by Barry on January 19, 2023 at 10:43 pm

    I am delighted to announce that this week the latest issue of the Well Played Journal was published, which I co-edited with Stan Altman and Nick Fortugno. It focuses on esports and community, based on the series of events I … Continue reading →

  • Can generating art through AI still make me an artist if ordering food on GrubHub doesn’t make me a chef?
    by Barry on December 30, 2022 at 3:01 pm

    “Barry made you this wonderful story,” my wife said as she handed out the home-printed book I made for my niece on the 4th night of Chanukah. “Well,” I added, “whether it is wonderful is still in question.” To which … Continue reading →

  • Brooklyn Seltzer Museum and Factory Tour Update
    by Barry on December 23, 2022 at 9:51 pm

    In October I shared that I am working with the Brooklyn Seltzer Boys in Cypress Hills to explore the development of the first seltzer museum in the western hemisphere. As we approach the end of 2022, I wanted to share … Continue reading →

  • What is it Like to Intern with BJC?
    by Barry on December 22, 2022 at 8:42 pm

    My summer intern from NYU’s Learning Tech and Experience Design program was interviewed recently about what it was like. I thought it might be nice to share it here, as a resource for my future interns and any interns you … Continue reading →

  • Towards a Public Pathway for Careers in Gaming: NYC Youth and Agency (video)
    by Barry on December 22, 2022 at 1:24 pm

    Last July, I led a panel with Nicholas Fortugno (Co-Founder & CCO, Playmatics LLC) and Ashlyn Sparrow (Assistant Director, Weston Game Lab, The University of Chicago) to explore how our two cities – NYC and Chicago – were connecting public … Continue reading →