Arts degrees don’t seem to have much impact on income from the arts. But do they affect how long people stay in the field?
Is Net Neutrality in Danger Again? (and other February stories)
The previous administration’s landmark rulings protecting open Internet access are already being undone.
What Can Humanities do for Humankind?
A recent study examines the role of humanities and “craft practices” in human development.
The Game of Life (and Other September Stories)
Young, able-bodied men are increasingly out of work and loving life, thanks to video games.
“What Works” in Arts and Culture Policy?
A UK government evaluation initiative puts public policies to the test – and the arts don’t get a pass.
Capsule Review: Culture Counts in Communities
An important early initiative/study that helped set the stage for the creative placemaking conversation.
Capsule Review: “New Data Directions for the Cultural Landscape”
Title: “New Data Directions for the Cultural Landscape: Toward a Better-Informed, Stronger Sector” Author(s): Sarah Lee and Peter Linett Publisher: Cultural Data Project Year: 2013 URL: http://www.culturaldata.org/wp-content/uploads/new-data-directions-for-the-cultural-landscape-a-report-by-slover-linett-audience-research-for-the-cultural-data-project_final.pdf Topics: research, data Methods: Theory/assertion, informed by synthesis of comments from a CDP-hosted online forum of researchers (disclosure: I was one of them), results from CDP’s internal strategicRead More
Fractured Atlas as a Learning Organization: Navigating Uncertainty
(This is the third post in a series on Fractured Atlas’s capacity-building pilot initiative, Fractured Atlas as a Learning Organization. To read more about it, please check out Fractured Atlas as a Learning Organization: An Introduction.) I don’t know about you, but I’ve always been a reluctant decision maker. When I go out to eatRead More
Uncomfortable Thoughts: Are We Missing the Point of Effective Altruism?
People who want to do the most amount of good possible with the resources available don’t tend to take the arts very seriously. What if they’re right?
Fractured Atlas as a Learning Organization: An Introduction
(Cross-posted from the Fractured Atlas blog, as I expect many Createquity readers will be interested in this series. -IDM) If you’ve been paying any attention at all to technology trends the past few years, you know that we live in the era of Big Data. All of those videos we upload to YouTube, hard drivesRead More