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Fractured Atlas as a Learning Organization: An Introduction

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 drives we fill with government secrets (or cat photos, take your pick), and tweets we awkwardly punch out on touchscreen [...]

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Everyone’s Favorite Whipping Boy

Peter Singer is picking on the arts. In his recent NY Times Op Ed, he discusses the (still?) emerging practice of applying rigorous analysis to compare the effectiveness of different charities. His somewhat contrived, straw man example pits an organization seeking to prevent blindness in the developing world against an art museum raising money [...]

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Why Arts Research is Hard (and Why We Should Do it Anyway)

(This is the first in a series of posts about Fractured Atlas’s research approach and philosophy. Please let us know if you find these interesting and/or helpful!)
I was a participant in a couple of conversations with fellow arts research nerds recently in which we discussed the notion of cause and effect. You remember that one [...]

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