A former Microsoft engineer has written a fascinating book about the possible future of Operating Systems and software. You can download the complete book for free as a PDF file to read on your laptop, mobile phone, or e-reader.
Busy, busy, busy, writing lots of pages to explain some web innovation technologies. Each page will also include practical information, screenshots and videos. It’s all going well apart from a difficulty embedding video within wordpress (our blogging software), nothing that a choice selection of plugin would not fix. Planned headings are:- Cloud Blogs Wikis Podcasts […]
As part of the Web Innovation Project, and as one of the first steps, we aim to try and find out just how much web innovation is going on around the University. We already know that there are lots of interesting things in progress, from the use of Youtube and podcasts to Google maps and […]
JISC web 2.0 guides to emergent technologies and innovative practice
One of the things we’ll be looking at is how to enhance our Google Earth presence. This has obvious benefits in terms of internationalisation – after all, students will want to know where they’ll be studying – but what’s much more interesting is the ability to layer on this all sorts of other data, which […]
Just a short post about the audio side of micro blogging. AudioBoo has taken off rather dramatically offering an instant form of audio blog linked with photos and GPS information. Stephen Fry was an early adopter of this technology, with the aid of an iPhone app making the audio microblog simple to combine with Twitter […]
As the popularity of mobile computing dramatically increases in the phone space, there is the distinct possibility that smart phones become the next main computing platform. You would have the ability to slot your mobile into a desktop docking station (possibly inside the display), similarly you would be able to slot your mobile into a […]