Monthly Archives: December 2011

Revolutionary messaging technology will challenge FB, Twitter, IM

I’ve been having a go recently with a really cool communication technology – just check out some of these features: It works on all kinds of devices and across all networks You can search, read and respond to messages even … Continue reading

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Creating “Write That Thesis!” at the ROLE developer camp

Last week I attended the ROLE Developer Camp in Leuven, Belgium in my role as a “developer advocate” for the project. ROLE has been developing lots of interesting technologies around flexible personal learning environments, and this event was partly to … Continue reading

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Web Intents

Most web developers are familiar with handling integration with other applications using APIs and messaging protocols, but we could be in for a major shift in how we connect applications with the emergence of web intents. Some demos were released … Continue reading

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Digital wallets and mobile payments

I’m now spending part of my time working on the JISC Observatory, so I’ll be writing occasional tech trends posts here.  While it could be argued that for most people money went virtual a long time ago with the emergence of … Continue reading

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