iBeacons are small coin sized devices, which emit a signal in the form of a radio frequency. They are based on the bluetooth low energy specification and many mobile devices already on the market contain the technology required to pick up the broadcasted signal. Essentially, they can be used to trigger an event or notification […]Read more "iBeacons"
Beyond Tellerand: Play & Make Earlier this month, I flew out to Düsseldorf, for the Beyond Tellerand: Play & Make conference. It was the second of two conferences that I attended this year, both of which were outside of the UK, and it was great to gain some new perspectives on the world of creativity […]Read more "Beyond Tellerand: Play & Make"
So yesterday my flight home, after Beyond Tellerand: Play & Make*, was cancelled due to fog in London. Consequently, I got stuck at Düsseldorf Airport for about 12 hours, waiting for the next available flight. In my boredom, I decided to do what GTA has taught me to do best…hunt for hidden packages…true to form […]Read more "GTA Style Hidden Packages “IRL”"
Last week I went to the Resonate Festival, which was my first creative/tech conference outside of the UK. Resonate, is an annual new media event, now in it’s second year, held in Belgrade, Serbia. I first heard about Resonate after last year’s event which featured the likes of Jer Thorp, Niklas Roy, Josh Nimoy and […]Read more "Resonate 2013"
With Twitter being a constant stream of interesting links, projects, articles and such, I find that it’s often hard to remember where I’ve seen things so I thought I’d post a load of links here which have particularly stood out for me over the last few months. There are probably several others that I have […]Read more "A few things that have caught my eye over the past 6 months or so…"
Last month, for our company Christmas card at Fantastic Thinking, we decided to have a go at tapping into the emerging realm of ‘the internet of things’. The basic premise was to invite people to open a physical, internet connected present to the tune of a traditional Christmas song, sung by one of a select […]Read more "The FT Xmas Tree"
Over the last month or so, I’ve been busy experimenting the use of Processing, which is an open source programming language geared towards artists and creatives wanting to create visual and interactive work. I first looked looked into Processing during my MA in 2008 and at the time, being far less experienced with programming, I […]Read more "Revisiting Processing"