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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.

  • Upcoming Talks, Workshops and Museweb (oh my!)
    by Barry on March 3, 2023 at 7:55 pm

    In the next two months, I have a number of public appearances. Some are in person and some are online. Some are to launch a new tour for my new book on digital design in museums and some are my … Continue reading →

  • Guess Who Just Started Teaching Digital Design in Museums at NYU…
    by Barry on February 2, 2023 at 9:55 pm

    My grandfather, Ben Joseph, received his medical degree in the 1920s at New York University. In the 1950s, my father, Paul Joseph, followed in his footsteps, getting his medical degree from NYU as well. In the 1990s, I took a … Continue reading →

  • Unboxing My New Book on Digital Design in Museums
    by Barry on February 2, 2023 at 2:10 pm

    Yesterday a box arrived in the mail, this time not from Amazon. Instead, it was from the publisher of my new book: Making Dinosaurs Dance: A Toolkit for Digital Design in Museums. It’s such a thrilling experience to receive a … Continue reading →

  • 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 →