Some updates from my archival work this Summer, with more to come. Please enjoy and, if inspired, make contact.
Archive for August, 2010
While in Paris, I also made contact with the Musée des Arts et Métiers, where I was able to view the various Chinese and Japanese machines in their collection. In my ongoing effort to track Read the rest of this entry »
Following my trip to London, I was also able to conduct exploratory work at the Bibliothèque nationale de France and the Read the rest of this entry »
As part of my exploratory work this summer, I visited the Cable and Wireless Archives in Porthcurno (part of the famous Porthcurno Telegraph Museum).
My job here, in addition to reading through extensive collections on the Read the rest of this entry »
It has been rewarding and challenging to imagine the objects of my study biographically – that is, as part of the lifeworlds of their users. Thus far, I’ve had the chance to see machines used by Read the rest of this entry »
It’s been a long while since last I posted here, but that’s my style when it comes to blogs. How I do admire those who update on a regular basis, but alas, I am more manic about it all. Encouraged by two-plus wonderful weeks of research in Tokyo (where I am now), and some fortuitous comments left here on this blog, I felt encouraged to share some news. Stand by for individual posts on sundry matters.