• The Jewish Ghetto in Kraków, 1941-1943

    Some pictures from the Schindler Museum and the Jewish Ghetto in Podgórze, Kraków, Poland. Yes, you’ve seen the film. But this strange yet fantastically organized museum, in the original Schindler factory on a road so small you can barely find it, is a revelation. How all three groups lived, fought, and died: Poles, Jews, and…

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    Sending the Right Message

    If the brand is the message, content strategy is how it gets delivered:  the sum total of the activities to enhance the written and spoken expression of a company’s brand. The term ‘content strategy’ is best known in its digital context: the structuring, development, and management of content for websites and digital applications. However, in…

  • Jewish Berlin

    In the old Scheunenviertel of Berlin’s Mitte, surprising survivors of Berlin’s Jewish past–and markers of the future.  

  • Algorithm Nation

    It turns out that the Computer History Museum in Mountain View was once The Computer Museum in Boston, next to the Children’s Museum on Fort Point Channel (an area I know pretty well from my days at Thomson just down Congress Street). Now it’s just a server’s throw away from Google headquarters, which might explain…

  • The Wonderful Museum of Science and Industry

    A holiday tour through one of the most wonderful museums on the planet: Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry. Enjoy!