Person
Dr. Alexander Drikker
Organization
The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
Position
Leading researcher at the IT departamnet
Has been working in museum field since
1987
The recording date of the interview
November 13th 2012

Quotes

When I was working on my graduation paper, I used to calculate some things with the help of the BESM, but after that I almost completely forgot about any kind of computers for 20 years.

Text of the interview

Dr. Alexander Dirkker is the Leading Researcher at the Department of Computerization at the State Russian Museum (St. Petersburg). He talks about his major career shift from a physicist to a culture studies scholar and his role in the implementation of a collections management system in the State Russian Museum. In the video he also discusses the future of virtual museums.

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