To me this image captures the core of the internet of things perfectly: the virtual and the physical world get connected and fall into one world, allowing us to search the Internet for our car keys, to see when the kids get home if you are doing overtime at work, or to get a message … Continue reading The Internet of Things
Virtual reality is a user-computer interface that involves real-time simulation and interactions through multiple sensorial channels. These sensorial channels are visual, auditory, tactile, smell, and taste. So what is real? Aren’t all of the factors above things which prove something is real? If I were to be asked what is real, they are definitely the … Continue reading What is real?
Interactive design, what is this you may ask? It is the process of designing interactive products which support human communication and interaction in their everyday lives. The aim is to create user experiences while taking into account context of the products use, types of activities the product will be involved in, different user groups and … Continue reading Interactive Design
My top three presentations, it’s a very close call. All were new and interesting topics I had never thought much into before! But a few stood out a wee bit more than the rest. Pauline Carson’s customer service presentation, Claire’s copyleft presentation and also Claires presentation on virtual environments, were the most eye opening for … Continue reading My ITC journey
In my eyes, the biggest issue with Copyright is that it’s out of date. Copyright laws were created before we had the same power of technology that we do today, technology which allows for much of the "infringing" behaviour that is happening in today’s day and age eg movie piracy. This quote by Andy Baio … Continue reading Copyright
1. Do you think that copying is always theft or not - explain your reasons? I personally don’t think that copying is theft. The definition of theft is; the action or crime of stealing. The most prominent word in that sentence being STEALING. We are not taking anything away from anyone, we aren’t stealing … Continue reading Copyleft
To be honest, I feel I have quite a reasonable understanding of NZ history! Having studied many aspects of it throughout my year in yr.13 history, my historical knowledge is most certainly research based. We covered all areas from early settlement, the Treaty of Waitangi, Womens rights, Whaling, and the musket/Maori wars (from what I … Continue reading Te Tiriti o Waitangi