Back in December last year I started this new blog post about Web Science. Other things took precedence though, so it’s laid on the back burner for many months, but I always intended to come back and finish it properly – after all, Web Science may well be one of the most important new disciplines […]
The other week I was lucky enough to secure a place at the Eduserv Mobile Symposium 2010 (note: all presentations from the day are now available online on their Presentations page). At least a couple of hundred of us gathered at the Royal College of Physicians in London, most of us from Universities across the […]
Apps have been the hallmark of the iPhone, but with the advent of the iPad and now the Google Chrome Web Store it seems they might become the new kings of the laptop and desktop as well.
In the process of working together with Rich to build the 3D campus on Google Earth, I had a cunning plan. It was a plan so cunning that you could call it a fox that has just been made professor of cunning at Exeter University! We need photos to be able to add textures to […]
One of the major reasons for hosting our World of Web Technologies event in late March was to get feedback from visitors on what they thought the University should be doing with new web tools and services. In order to gather this information we encouraged visitors to fill in a short questionnaire, offering an iPod […]
Why is may be worth revisiting machine translation in light of growing technological power and a widening and fragmenting global internet.
Hello all. This is a first post from me, Nick Southall, on the WIP blog; Darren and Rich having kindly asked me to write something here about the event, so I thought I’d promote my own contribution to the day, because that’s the kind of guy I am. Firstly, here are a couple of Flickr […]
Take this opportunity to find out more about the current and future web! Discover Web 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, Wikis, Blogs, Social Networking, Messaging, GeoWeb and how they can enhance your learning, teaching and research. Watch a virtual presentation from some of the world’s most respected web gurus, network with colleagues, discuss ideas with local experts, […]
Tablet and slate devices are going to be the savior of the publishing industry! Does the publishing industry need saving? That’s an interesting question in itself with impassioned arguments on both sides of the fence. Personally I have noticed a trend towards electronic publishing for many years, in fact its hard to miss. The publishing […]
One of the first things we did as part of the Web Innovation Project was set-up interviews with a range of people from across the University from both the academic and professional services side of our business. The plan was to ask them what they were currently doing in terms of innovative web practice, how […]