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greg morris - Making my phone worse
>I’ve been thinking a lot about the current trend to criticise the use of technology. Make your phone black and white, leave it at home etc etc. Everybody seems to warn of a world that is ruined by technology, but it’s not technology, it’s money that ruins it all. Every social media platform or game is designed to keep attention fixed as long as possible. Not to make you a better person, not to improve your life but simply to sell adverts.
>I have been working hard to curb my usage, be aware of applications that pull me in and waste my time. With that said I’m not going to make my phone worse to stop it. I’m not going to dull the screen, or remove apps I use. I love having a technology multi-tool in my pocket, I’m just going to use it the right way.
phone  mobile  stillness  attention 
5 days ago by johnjohnston
The Chinese Factory Workers Who Write Poems on Their Phones | Literary Hub
I swallowed an iron moon
they called it a screw

I swallowed industrial wastewater and unemployment forms
bent over machines, our youth died young

I swallowed labor, I swallowed poverty
swallowed pedestrian bridges, swallowed this rusted-out life

I can’t swallow any more
everything I’ve swallowed roils up in my throat

I spread across my country
a poem of shame
poetry  mobile  china 
june 2017 by johnjohnston
How to Add Icons to iPhone, iPad & Android to Your Website
Many sites currently add a favicon before launch that is visible in your user’s browser tabs and bookmarks, but lots of sites are still missing icons for iOS. By adding an iOS icon, anyone who decides to save your webpage to the home screen of their iPhone, iPad, or Android* will see a nice app-like icon rather than an image of your page.
webdev  mobile  android  ios 
august 2015 by johnjohnston
Refresh: The Platform
Device comparison kindle, android, iOS
iOS  classroom  iPad  mobile 
january 2013 by johnjohnston
Mobile Learning Made Easy
Mobl21 is an award-winning, mobile learning application that supports a dynamic, unstructured way of learning. Using Mobl21, educators can develop content that learners can access from their mobile devices, allowing them to study at their own pace and therefore, perform better.
education  ipodtouch  mobile  learning  iphone  from delicious
june 2011 by johnjohnston
SEN on Mobile
list of sites with ASN/SEN links
SEN  ASN  ipad  mobile  ipodtouch  from delicious
may 2011 by johnjohnston
How to Build an RSS Reader with jQuery Mobile | Nettuts+
In conjunction with the jQuery conference in Boston, John Resig announced and released the highly anticipated jQuery Mobile. Though currently in an alpha state, the framework is fantastic.Today, we’ll dive in, and build a simple Tuts+ RSS reader, using PHP and jQuery Mobile. When we’re finished, you’ll have the ability to add this simple project to your iPhone or Android phone with the click of a button, as well as the skills to build your web apps!
Jquery  Mobile  Rss  Javascript  from delicious
february 2011 by johnjohnston
projects :: hijack
Hijacking power and bandwidth from the mobile phone's audio interface. Creating a cubic-inch peripheral sensor ecosystem for the mobile phone. -- data harvesting
iphone  hardware  mobile  programming  from delicious
january 2011 by johnjohnston
jQuery Mobile Info and Tutorials - Hidden Pixels
jQuery Mobile is Touch-Optimized Web Framework for Smartphones & Tablets, built on the jQuery and jQuery UI foundation. Its lightweight code is built with progressive enhancement, It has a flexible, easily theme changeable design.
jquery  mobile  webapp  webdev  ipodtouch  iphone 
december 2010 by johnjohnston
Baker Ebook Framework
Baker is an HTML5 ebook framework to publish on the iPad using open web standards
app  html5  ipad  mobile  xcode  epub  ios 
november 2010 by johnjohnston
ACU
ACU mobile site, web app/site
apple  mobile  iphone  ipod  development  edu  elearning  adecon09 
october 2009 by johnjohnston
Onion Cell Pictures «
Camera phones with bluetooth in class. Lesson on cells.
Those pics were taken by phones placed over microscope eyepiece and magnified by phone`s zoom. Pupils then bluetoothed to me.
images  phone  mobile  science  classroom  hardware 
september 2009 by johnjohnston
Bloom | GenerativeMusic.com
tempting iPhone app, generates music, Developed by ambient pioneer Brian Eno and musician/software designer Peter Chilvers. Part instrument, part composition and part artwork, Bloom’s innovative controls allow anyone to create elaborate patterns and unique melodies by simply tapping the screen. A generative music player takes over when Bloom is left idle, creating an infinite selection of compositions and their accompanying visualisations.
iphone  sound  mobile  music 
october 2008 by johnjohnston
Digitalkatie's blog: Mobile Learning Trial: a reflection?
Katie's reflections on mobiles in school test, documenting problems and stumbling blocks, show how vital it is to have tech support and that teachers need time.
education  tools  mobile  phone  technology 
september 2008 by johnjohnston
WildKnowledge Home
WildKnowledge allows you to create and share interactive forms, keys, maps or images for use on handheld devices*.

Exploiting the full functionality of today’s devices (GPS, text, camera, audio, video and internet), WildKnowledge enables educational institutions, organisations and individuals to deliver ‘on-location’ understanding and to capture data at the point of inspiration.
education  learning  mobile  pda  technology  slf2008 
september 2008 by johnjohnston
aquaculturepda » home
The aim of this site is to help others wanting to increasing the uptake and use of e-learning, web 2.0 and elearning within their organisations.
education  wiki  Web2.0  tutorial  podcasting  tech  tools  mobile  technology 
august 2008 by johnjohnston
Google Maps
Take the power of Google Maps with you on your mobile phone
application  google  googlemaps  mobile  phone 
february 2008 by johnjohnston
PocketSurfer2
pocket sized internet device free access up to 20 hr per month costs ~180 ukp
mobile  internet 
august 2007 by johnjohnston

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