Posts by: AlcwynParker

Paul Irish – Chrome developer relations team

This is a seriously good presentation by Paul Irish on how to up the performance of websites, especially how to improve animation and rendering. “Paul Irish, from the Chrome Developer Relations team, walks through smart techniques to improve the performance of your app. He describes CSS reflows and how...
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Damian Sutton – Time (and) Travel

Damian Sutton from GSA on Vimeo. Last night I was lucky enough to be part of the A.V team tasked with setting up cameras to stream a talk by Damian Sutton. The above embed is not from last night, it is an audio recording from The Glasgow School of Art...
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William Gibson – WILLIAM GIBSON:CyberSpace,CyberPunks,Neuromancers “William Ford Gibson (born March 17, 1948) is an American-Canadian writer who has been called the “noir prophet” of the cyberpunk subgenre of science fiction. Gibson coined the term “cyberspace” in his short story “Burning Chrome” and later popularized the concept in his debut novel,...
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Interesting video from Sherry Turkle

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Web app files for Dreamweaver / jQuery mobile Tutorial

This is not a full tutorial and is not for public consumption. I am just using this as a fast link for a session today. FILES ARE HERE  
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Whether you believe that virtual identities are fraudulent, self indulgent, fronts cultivated via the anonymous nature of the interent, or you are of the opinion that online identities are artificial extensions of our true selves precipitated by our detachment from physical constraints, one thing is certain, the internet has...
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Crayon Syntax Highlighter (TEST)

[crayon-62bb7eab2ad11343059161/] Just looking at syntax highlighting for the tutorial section of the overall site redesign. Crayon looks to be the best so far as the options and multi-language support are vast. It also has some a good variety of styles to choose from.
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Research Proposal Guidlines

First things first, I need to start preparing the research proposal. (30th November – deadline) What is needed? Title – A meaningful, provisional title. Research Question – Identify the main research questions in the form of bullet points. Background – Literature reviews Significance of review – Describe contribution to  specialist...
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Sociologist Prof Manuel Castells

website Alternative Economic Cultures Duration: 30 minutes – First broadcast Monday 15 October 2012 Paul Mason interviews renowned sociologist Prof Manuel Castells about the rise of alternative economic cultures since the financial crisis. Recorded in front of an audience at the London School of Economics on Monday 8th October. First...
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MA in Creative Education (first look at the course booklet)

Dissertation guidelines: Work required 2000 word research proposal. (30th of November) 12-15000 word research dissertation. (31st of August)  OUCH 2500 synthesis / summary (30th of September) The MA in Creative Education is largely self-directed. I will be expected to schedule meetings with my supervisor (not the other way round.) Example...
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