Aurasma in the Classroom: Mediated Selves // Who ARe You?

As part of my Teacher Education course on Social Media in Education, I chose to look into Alternate Reality (AR) applications to education. I focus on one specific app, Aurasma and the new opportunities it creates for teachers. I truly believe AR is an integral part of the way the next generation will learn.

Time’s Best Inventions of ’09

Tuesday, 1 December 2009, 19:37 | Category : Future, Musings, Technology
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The remainder of the list is here.

And now, for some kitesurfing close-ups…

Tuesday, 1 December 2009, 19:30 | Category : Musings, Sport, Technology, web
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Shot on the camera I’ve yet to play with, a sport I’ve yet to try: Making of BAGUS MOVIE – Indonesia from Ne3ko on Vimeo. One of the neat things I came across while traversing the web this aft…This was shot on the increasingly popular Red One. The shots are stunning. Kitesurfing goes on my […]

Human ingenuity knows no bounds…

Thursday, 26 November 2009, 22:13 | Category : Musings, Technology, Uncategorized
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This Chinese farmer is a robotics enthusiast in his spare time…He uses spare parts and leftovers…

Crisis of Credit Visualized

Sunday, 15 March 2009, 11:48 | Category : Musings, Technology, Uncategorized, web
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This simple, elegant use of an informative online vid is what gets me excited about the web: The Crisis of Credit Visualized from Jonathan Jarvis on Vimeo. Another one of Jarvis’ projects: OverPowered – Losing Control is an exercise in controlling power…strike too hard, and you bring the system down… OverPowered – Losing Control from […]

Microsoft’s take on 2019…

Monday, 9 March 2009, 20:57 | Category : Technology, Uncategorized, web
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Video: Future Vision Montage Makes you forget about the economy…almost.

David Bergman’s Gigapan Shot of the Inauguration

Wednesday, 28 January 2009, 18:09 | Category : Musings, Technology, Uncategorized, web
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Our site designer, Matt Carson, first brought this to my attention last week…Like the hordes of people who subsequently brought Bergman’s site down, I was in awe…One might wonder about the security implications of these types of shots. Embedded video from <a href=”http://www.cnn.com/video” mce_href=”http://www.cnn.com/video”>CNN Video</a> You can view the image, and the specks on Gigapan.org. […]

Lego NXT Rubik’s Cube Solver

Thursday, 4 December 2008, 21:50 | Category : Musings, Technology, Uncategorized
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Watch from the 2:20 min mark, when it goes from analyzing to solving.

Time Magazine’s Top 10 Inventions of 2008

Friday, 7 November 2008, 0:24 | Category : Future, Technology, Uncategorized
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levelHead: Augmented Architecture

Simone Jones, Dean of Faculty of Art at the Ontario College of Art & Design, mentioned her colleague Julian Oliver‘s neat creation during an interview we did for DiscoveryChannel.ca. I love the idea. It plays into ideas of Augmented Architecture and Augmented Reality – concepts that deal with altering your reality, rather than providing you […]