Developer Labs

Social media sites in China

Posted by on Oct 28, 2011 in featured, international, research, social web, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Introduction When we talk about social media sites, we tend to focus on a number of well-known examples – Facebook, YouTube, and so...

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Project Sunflower: Devices for Research

Posted by on Jun 29, 2011 in JISC, Uncategorized | Comments Off

There are a large number of eReaders currently available in the market. We have chosen three devices, one with an E Ink display and the...

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DIY touch-sensitive surfaces

Posted by on Jun 4, 2011 in haptics, Uncategorized | Comments Off

The £4 touch-sensitive surface (Arduino and resistors not included). Prerequisites: 2 piezoelectric vibration sensors 2 x 1 megaohm...

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Cuboid Tetris

Posted by on Jun 3, 2011 in haptics, technology, Uncategorized | Comments Off

More about this later, but for now, tactile tetris prototype #1.

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Accessing local-network-only web pages from outside the firewall

Posted by on Apr 10, 2010 in linux, Uncategorized | Comments Off

VPNs aren’t as painless as they ought to be, and setting one up purely in order to get at web pages that have been hidden behind a...

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Value Add

Posted by on Dec 3, 2009 in, Uncategorized, | Comments Off

Probably the most important thing I discovered in this project was the importance of ‘crowdsourced’ data in filling in the gaps...

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