Discussing with Crain’s Detroit Business

August 6, 2013 Media, Technology

Coming website aims to be source for local arts, entertainment events via Crain’s Detroit, August 4, 2013 The promise and value represents is exciting, said Devon Akmon, director of the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn. “Within the last few years, we’ve seen a change in the traditional media coverage of cultural events as resources have dwindled,” he said. “You couple that with tighter budgets at institutions like ours, and it makes it a challenge to put adequate resourcesRead More

Leveraging Technology to Attract, Engage & Educate Museum Visitors

April 13, 2011 Museums, Technology, Work

Welcome to those I met earlier today at the Cultural Alliance of Southeastern Michigan’s annual meeting. It was a pleasure meeting many new people and I enjoyed discussing new ideas, initiatives and potential collaborations. Here’s a copy of the presentation I delivered early today. If you have comments or questions, please feel free to leave a remark below or contact me through LinkedIn. Leveraging Technology to Attract, Engage & Educate Museum Visitors View more presentations from Devon Akmon

Interview on Radio Tahrir Regarding Our #Kickstarter Project

August 24, 2010 Museums, Technology, Work

Earlier this evening I was interviewed by Radio Tahrir, a one-hour long talk radio program hosted on Pacifica Radio, WBAI 99.5 FM in New York City. Radio Tahrir is a weekly radio magazine that focuses on documenting and presenting issues and topics that affect Arab and Muslim communities in the US. As part of tonight’s show, I was asked to explain the Museum’s current Kickstarter fundraiser campaign. Here is the interview: Listen! This project has garnered a fair deal ofRead More

Stolen! Steps To Protect Your Identity During a Crisis

March 11, 2010 Technology

Today marks the two-week anniversary of having our car stolen. After years of parking in sketchy areas of Detroit, our car was stolen from a seemingly safe area within the city. However, given the current economy, it’s no surprise that grand theft auto is on the rise. It’s a sad state of affairs in our region. We’ll spare you the details of our travails. However, considering that my wife and l both had our laptops stolen with the car, weRead More