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Mobile Academy: Opportunity and needs

September 24, 2012


The second evening is kicking of with a creative section by Priya, by all accounts a creative genius. Here is the sesh’s description from the programme What is the problem that you are solving? What are users implicit & explicit needs? Really under­stand your target users by writing a “Day in the life of” persona […]

Mobile info graphic from IBM

September 23, 2012


IBM has an interesting new infographic … called Out of the box. However it is not just a simple graphic, so you’ll need to follow the link above. In case your wondering it’s mostly about mobile and work, enterprises etc, just as you’d expect from IBM. Good trust worthy stats and data though.

Mobile Academy: mobile landscape

September 21, 2012


[ed’s note, trying to keep this text only, and so it is less than ideal] OK so here we go with the first of the sessions proper in the mobile academy. Described in the course programme thus: The future of mobile is the future of everything. All the tech­no­lo­gies to connect the world already exist […]

NFC a beginners guide

September 21, 2012


A quick summary It’s a slow and very short range radio connection between two devices, and only one needs to be powered, the other can be a tag, which are typically stickers. In mobile the best use of NFC is to trigger actions. The tag is read and action(s) are carried out. Firstly what does […]

Mobile Academy: start

September 19, 2012


I managed to attend the start of the Mobile Academy last night run jointly by the UCL and Mobile Monday. The course is 36 hours long and many of the sessions are given by London based entrepeneurs looking to pass on their knowledge and skill in the mobile arena. So overall I am very glad […]