David Francis

David Francis @introvertdev

I provide technical support for various digital initiatives for the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, the Arctic Museum, and the Bowdoin Library's Special Collections. Additionally I provide support for faculty projects. Some recent and current projects include:

At Bowdoin, I have had the opportunity to use all the skills I have learned to develop a variety of applications and, of course, learn about all the many haunted aspects of this fine institution!

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In contrast to my current projects I feel compelled to list my some of my past ventures that remain (sometimes inexplicibly) in production!

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Recent Conferences & Workshops

  • From the Northwest Palace to the Northeast US. A workshop on Assyrian reliefs in New England and New York May 17-18, 2019 at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick Maine
  • Demonstration: Expanding Access to Non-Sighted Visitors: An Innovative and Easy-to-Build Audio Device for Any Museum, MuseWeb 2019, Boston, MA. Schematics and How-tos

Oregon Trail game clipDavid on Film

Occassionally I or my projects become enshrined in video!

The Sound of Art: Art Museum's 'Second Sight' Exhibit Goes Beyond the Visual

Ellen Tani and I discuss the exhibit and the development of our audio devices.

Student Curators Use Digital Know-How to Highlight Prestigious Medal Collection

Amber Orosco '19, Stephen Pastoriza '19, Benjamin Wu '18, and Anne Goodyear discuss the exhibition and the use of mobile technology to enhance the exhibition experience.

Maine Mysteries: Haunted Hall of Bowdoin

Katie Bavoso explores Adams Hall and interviews me for some unsettling details!

A Quick Tour of Bowdoin’s Presidential Portrait Gallery Archives

Anne Goodyear and I explore some of the interesting aspects of the presidential portraits in Hubbard Hall.