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First Five with Seb Chan


Seb Chan is Director of Digital & Emerging Media at Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in NYC where he is charged with reinventing the digital experience of the museum as it rebuilds its physical site on Museum Mile. He has had a long career as a change agent, helping cultural institutions make the most of a world being reshaped by technology, 'the network', and digital media. In a parallel life as a veteran DJ, club promoter and music writer, he founded Cyclic Defrost Magazine. He blogs at and tweets as @sebchan.

Here are Seb's first five...