Including... a guide to making virtual meetings more accessible, tips on what makes a good virtual tour and a new app, Clubhouse.

May 5, 2020
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Katie Moffat

Hello, welcome to the Digital Snapshot, a round-up of digital ideas, advice and brain food as relevant to the arts & culture sector. This newsletter has now been running for five years (wow that went fast!) - thank you for your continued support, do let us know if there are particular digital topics you'd like help with.

A quick reminder about two new services: firstly, if you have a digital related challenge that you'd like to discuss, we are offering free one-to-one calls with me or Patrick Towell - this can be as specific or general as you like, if you just want a friendly chat about digital challenges, that's fine too!

Secondly, we have launched a low-cost mentoring service to help you work through any issues in more detail. The info on both services can be found here.

We are also launching a free digital audience survey, to help you understand more about your online audiences. More details here.

Useful / bookmarkable

Distracting / entertaining

  • For the audio lovers out there, the Library of Congress is testing a new website which allows people to download and remix audio from their collections. You can easily disappear down a serendipitous rabbit hole when using the browse interface.
  • This has been shared a fair bit but, in case you haven't seen it yet, Concert Roulette is "a new way to discover classical music"
  • Nicky Case has released another of their incredible playables. This is long and very detailed but well worth your time.
  • Rabbit Hole is a new podcast from the New York Times about what the internet is doing to society. Highly recommended.
  • Lots of people are creating escape rooms using Google docs.

Good Reads

That's it for this issue, you can find all past issues of the Digital Snapshot here. Remember we can support you with strategy, research, consultancy and a whole range of training do get in touch. Keep safe.

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