Mac Software for Academia

A few of my academic followers on Twitter (@frogo if your thinking of following me) asked recently what software I used on my Mac.  As recent converts from Windows they want to get going and start using there shiny new fruit based computer and so this post is for them. It lists, in no particular order the software I use every day on both my iMac at work and my ...

Windows Phone 7 – App in 30 days

Today, I attended the excellent Windows Phone Bootcamp in London where we learnt all about the Windows Mobile 7 framework (a great write up of the ...

 
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2 Awards in 2 months

So we are coming to the end of the first 31 days of 2012 and I'm pleased to report that I've won 2 separate awards for my research ...

Twitter Alternative Vote

In May 2011 the UK Government asked the British public if they wanted to change the way they vote in election. It turns out that they ...

 
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#1yeartogo visualisation

London 2012 is only 1 year away! This is an exciting time for London and the UK in general. The new stadiums are nearly complete and most ...

QRator: Public Engagement

This is a presentation I gave at the UCL Public Engagement Symposium on the QRator project, 22nd June 2011. Presentation was in the style of 'ignite' ...

Harvesting the Crowd: Experiments with Twitter

Harvesting the crowd is such a large and complex process but we can learn some interesting events happening just from looking at Geo-located Tweets. This ...

iCloud: My Thoughts

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference is underway and with that comes Steve Jobs famous keynote address and Apple's lastest tech.  This year saw Jobs announce iOS 5, ...

+1 WordPress Plugin

Google added to the Facebook and Twitter button wars yesterday (1st June 2011) by introducing the +1 button to the web. +1 allows users to add a small ...

London Twitter Map

We have been working hard here at CASA lately, building tools to collect, analyse and visualise different data sets from all over the web. One ...

 
 
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