This monthly podcast explores the intersection of technology and arts management through interviews, product reviews, humorous dialogue, and more! The Technology in the Arts podcast is produced by the Arts Management and Technology Lab, a research center of the Master of Arts Management program in Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University. The AMT Lab staff currently includes Dr. Brett Crawford (Executive Director), Lutie Rodriguez (Chief Editor of Research), Angela Johnson (Podcast Producer), B Crittenden (Technology and Interactive Content Manager), and Devyn Hinkle (Social Media and Marketing Manager).
Understanding the NFT Phenomenon
To help unpack the complexities of the NFT marketplace, this episode weaves together interviews conducted by B Crittenden with three people who have expertise and varying perspectives on NFTs, or non-fungible tokens. B discusses how arts and culture are interacting with NFTs; the impact of NFTs and cryptocurrency, in general; and where this technology is headed with AMT Lab contributor Katie Winter, Heinz College professor Ari Lightman, and entrepreneur and investor Josh Bobrowsky.
Breaking The Algorithm For Creative Communities
In this episode, B Crittenden and Dr. Brett Crawford speak with Dr. Gigi Johnson, Founder and President of Rethink Next and Executive Director of the Maremel Institute. They discuss the future of music education and virtual learning, emerging business models in the creative industry, and questioning the unquestioned.
Let's Talk: TikTok's Privacy Update and Incubator For Black Creatives, Spotify's Speech Recognition Technology, and More
In this episode, B Crittenden and Lutie Rodriguez with guest Ariel Miller focus on recent news surrounding two popular apps: TikTok and Spotify. From biometric data collection to speech analysis on Spotify, what are these apps doing to increase audience engagement and personalization? How does that impact users’ data privacy?
Virtual Museum Experiences at the Art Institute Of Chicago, the Rijksmuseum, and the Benaki Museum
In this episode, a panel of AMT Lab contributors review their experiences with virtual museum engagement technology for institutions including the Benaki Museum in Greece, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Rijksmuseum in the Netherlands. The featured panelists are Angela Johnson, Emily White, and Junyu Sun.
Hosting Engaging Digital Performances: An Interview with Tessitura, Vimeo, and The National Theatre
In this episode, AMT Lab Podcast Producer Angela Johnson interviews Andrew Recinos, President and CEO of Tessitura Network; Kathleen Barrett, Senior Vice President of Enterprise and Head of Creative Success at Vimeo; and Emma Keith, the Director of Digital Media at the National Theatre in London, about the recent strategic partnership between Vimeo and Tessitura that syncs Vimeo OTT and Tessitura's platform so that organizations can easily give audiences access to gated video content.
Let's Talk: Broadband Access and Arts Vibrancy, 2021 Oscars Recap, and the Latest iOS Privacy Update
In this month's Let's Talk episode, Angela and B speak with AMT Lab's Chief Editor, Lutie Rodriguez, about broadband access and its relationship with arts vibrancy. They then recap and reflect on the 2021 Oscars awards and discuss the new iOS update featuring App Tracking Transparency, which allows users to conveniently opt out of data tracking and is considered a win for user privacy.