Last week we put up a computer in the staff kitchen with Twitter as the only application and main page.
I call it a Tweet Machine. Over the computer I hung a small sign, urging all staff members to write about everything from philosophical reflections to descriptions of what their packed lunch contained that day:
The computer is placed so that every staff member cannot avoid passing it on their daily routine oscillating between coffee machine and office.
Our hope is that the natural curiosity, so stimulated, will help us lure the more shy species of museum staff out on the web.
The experiment has already lead to promising results, as this twitter excerpt shows:
Follow the everyday life of Medical Museion; the museological object-apotheosis’, the indoor decorating debates, meteorological pocket philosophy, coffee drama and cake: https://twitter.com/medicalmuseion