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Johnny Lee – Wii projects

November 21st, 2008 | written by

Johnny Chung Lee a genius researcher at the Carnegie Mellon University University in Pittsburgh, USA. Among his many projects at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute there a his Wii projects; unique inventions that make great use of the Wii remote motion detection technology. These fascinating gadgets are very practical, cheap and easy to make yourself and […]

Category : Must-see websites

Microsoft Live Labs

November 21st, 2008 | written by

Live Labs is a Microsoft project site that presents (among other projects) two very interesting developments in online digital image viewing technology: Sea Dragon and Photosynth. There are lots of demos on the site so you can see the technology in action. The Hard Rock Memorabilia website is also a very nice example.

Category : Must-see websites

Joomla Bootcamp

November 20th, 2008 | written by

I will be attending this years Joomla Bootcamp at IBM Bedfont (Crosby Auditorium) in Middlesex on the 11th of. If you are going too, maybe I’ll see you there.┬ If you are not going, then watch this space for feedback and photos.

Category : Events &Joomla

PHP, MySQL and Japanese characters

November 16th, 2008 | written by

I recently set up a photoblog for my wife. As Junko is Japanese she wanted the ability to write posts in her mother tongue. WordPress handles this perfectly well out of the box but when I came to interrogating the WordPress database to display the latest blog titles on an external page I was just […]

Category : MySQL &php &Tutorials

UK online centres

November 13th, 2008 | written by

UK online centres is part of UFI Limited, the company behind Learn Direct in the UK. UK online centres is a government-funded initiative whose role it is to support local libraries, community centres and learning centres who provide free access to computer and internet to the most digitally excluded members of our society. For two […]

Category : e-Learning &Joomla &Projects &Public Sector &Recent work

Moodle user account spam

November 13th, 2008 | written by

Recently there seems to be an increasing number of pointless attacks on Moodle websites. These mindless spammers, usually purveyors of porn and sexual enhancement potions, are creating bogus accounts on innocent Moodle sites and plastering obscene images and links in the user profile. Obviously the best way to attempt to avoid this irritating practice is […]

Category : Moodle &News

Loquela Communication Design

November 13th, 2008 | written by Loquela Communication Design is my corporate brand and Loquela Limited is the company under which┬ all my web development and consultancy is conducted. The Loquela Communication Design website is more of a corporate brochure site designed to attract businesses and educational organisations to my range of products and services.

Category : e-Learning &Projects &Web design &Web development

Get online day 2008

October 24th, 2008 | written by

┬ I of course believe that the internet provides enormous life-improving opportunities in our modern world. For me it is my livelyhood. But for everyone else too the internet can make life much easier and save lots of money. I was surprised to learn the findings of new research* that about 17 million┬ people in […]

Category : Accessibility &Events &News &Public Sector &Technology

whitekite digital design

October 18th, 2008 | written by

“Whitekite digital design offers professional web and new media design,specialising in helping small and medium size businesses communicate effectively through the internet, multimedia and print media.” David White, founder of Whitekite is a talented digital and print designer as well a keen, and very creative, digital photographer. David and I teamed up recently to collaborate […]

Category : Partners &Projects &Web design

October 18th, 2008 | written by is the latest whitekite – loquela collabroation.David White of whitekite digital design approached me to work on this new project in order to provide the back-end programming of what is planned to be a quite a complex social networking site around the theme of handicrafts. will offer a compressive range of professionally produced […]

Category : Projects &Recent work &Social networking

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