Thursday, April 28, 2005

Technology and Innovation

Audio applet from Instant Audio (They have a $1/month trial at the moment!)

And here is the quote from Stephen Downes that I was trying to show in the presentation this morning. Quoting Antti Oulasvirta, Human Technology, April 27, 2005 he comments:

I'm not sure this is true: "innovation, development, and evaluation of design ideas cannot be based only on the designer's intuitions but must be grounded in users' actual needs and behaviors. We need to apply social and psychological sciences to understand how technology could qualify as a positive change for the users." The reason why I express doubt is that the 'need' for an innovation often becomes knowable only after the innovation has been introduced.

Any thoughts?

Emerging Technologies Network

Emerging Technologies Network Blog
Examples referred to in today's presentation:

information on audio blogging
combining written and spoken text
feedback on classes/workshops
inserting home movies(long download)
Inserting Digital Stories

Recording of Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Linking Voice and Music

Obviously there are copyright concerns doing stuff like this. The background music in this message is by Keb Mo. A very rough example of what I'm talking about but you should get my drift!

Mobile Learning Object?

(Audio recorded and posted by phone from location. Photos taken at location and uploaded via
this is an audio post - click to play

O'Sullivans Beach
Originally uploaded by mikecogh.

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Message to those at the APPI Conference

Originally uploaded by mikecogh.

The photo above shows the Quest on James Apartments in Perth - I'll be beaming into the APPI Conference from here.


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