Philips Hue ’16 Million Moments’

My mate Lucy Tcherniak has just mastered her most recent piece of work, for consumer tech giants Philips and their Wi-fi enabled lighting range Hue – which are remote control light bulbs that can augment the mood of a room via your mobile phone: The blurb: Discover just some of the millions of ways to use light with Philips Hue. from … Read More

Aurasma vs. Blippar

I’ve written about Augmented Reality extensively in the past, but since the days of immersing myself in the purely theoretical potential for the medium, a few key players have rooted themselves in a very commercial reality that is now powering the fledgling industry. And while B2B-focused vendors such as ViewAR remain behind the scenes, the likes of Aurasma and Blippar … Read More

The Skinner Box

In B. F. Skinner’s famous experiment in operant conditioning, a lab rat is placed inside a container and rewarded with a food pellet on completion of a task, triggered by an external stimulus such as a light, a sound or a shock. The pattern of reward becomes increasingly inconsistent, following a ‘schedule of reinforcement’ controlled by the experimenter. From Wikipedia: … Read More

Useful Stuff

Check delicious popular tags like ‘useful,’ ‘tutorials,’ ‘tips,’ ’howto,’ ‘advice,’ ‘entrepreneurship,’ etc. for interesting, educational articles to read. Watch one of the thousands of educational videos streaming at TED.com,Academic Earth and Teacher Tube. Read an online book list and find a new book to grab next time I’m at the library.  Here’s another list.  And another.  And another. Read a classic book online for free at Project Gutenberg, Planet eBook, or … Read More