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Future Trends and Drivers of change


The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, from Museum Practice interview with Javier Pes



Internet Developments

Web 2.0

User generated content

Social networking

Shared content

Web 3.0 -the Symantec Web

An intelligent internet which acts like a personal assistant.

Search engines that understand context not just keywords

Search Engines that have access to your unique user profile made up of a lifetime of web-browsing


Convergent technology

mobile phones, computers, game consoles-even the kitchen sink accessing the web.

Intelligent buildings 

 RFID and sensing devices - rooms that we sensitive to the visitors

Cheaper and more capable

Smart labels

Increased Use of film and audio

3D VR Al


Increased no. of foreign visitors

Increased use of English?

Global competition

Climate change

Reduced Travel?

Sustainibility issues


Reaction to mass production- tailored experiences




Lectures on Museums by Kevin Flude

Prepared for Central Saint Martin's College of Art & Design

University College Worcester,



Lecture by Kevin Flude - prepared for 'Creative Practice in Narrative Environments'

MA course at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design & developed for University College Worcester

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