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Kom igang med Android programmering

Mobilplattformen Android har gått forbi Apples iOS i populæritet, og er snart tilgjengelig i versjon 4.1 (Jelly Bean). Android har en hardware-uavhengig arkitektur og kan derfor finnes på mobiler, nettbrett, og snart også andre enheter som biler, TV set-top bokser og innen sikkert en helt andre bruksområder. 1. Sjekk at du har riktige Java verktøy […]

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Panorama

A couple of weeks ago I replaced my ever faithful brick-Nokia with a recent smart phone. I like HTC and when my friend Henrik (an excellent salesman working at Elkjøp Ullevål – in case you need new a new phone) recommended X One I chose that instead of Samsungs result from the collaboration with Google, […]

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Visuell programmering i Processing

I dag holdt jeg en liten innledning og workshop om visuell programmering hos Norsk Telemuseum på Kjelsås. Jeg ønsket å vise fram programmeringsmiljøet rundt Processing og var også innom forskjellige emner jeg mener er viktig i dagens IT-landskap. I hovedsak orienterte dette seg om data og interfaces, eller data og dingser som jeg kalte det. […]

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On Technology

This text started with the title “Technological meditations”. The text is not so much written to be a result as it is written as a stimuli for a process where my goal was to get a deeper understanding of the technological phenomenon. Technology plays an important role in how we perceive ourselves as human beings, […]

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Trenger du hjelp med digitale medier?

Mye tyder på at digitale medier har kommet for å bli. Samtidig peker mye i retning av at disse kommer til å være like, om ikke mer, aktuelle i årene som kommer. Internet, Android, iPhone, iPad, HTML 5.0, Semantic web, nye lisensierings ordninger, cloud computing, QR koder, WiMax, Zigbee, Near Field Communication og Open Soruce. […]

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Internet technology

The future of Ideas

In the book The Future of Ideas –The fate of the commons in a connected world professor Lawrence Lessig at the Standford Law School introduces us to some issues of contemporary law and its implication on the Internet and creativity. Lessig, who is the chairman of Creative Commons, brings forward the restrictions imposed on the […]

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Electronic Workshop Weekend: Arduino

After an inspiring lecture on circuit bending and electronics held by Edinburgh based digital artist Yann Seznec last week I decided to try something new. In this lecture we looked at some interesting possibility in using electronics separately and in combination with computers. This seemed like an interesting domain to check out, so I ordered […]

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Grown up digital

Grown up digital is the second latest book signed the Canadian author Don Tapscott. Published in 2008 it was released twelve years after one of his earlier books Growing up digital. The book is a generational study of the Net Generation, and throughout the book Tapscott presents traits associated with NetGeners, and how these affect […]

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The Work of Art in the Age of Digital Reproduction

In the book the Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction from 1936 critical theorist and member of the Frankfurt school Walter Benjamin discusses the work of art in modern time. He uses photography and film as examples of how the mechanical reproduction breaks with the traditional aspect of artworks, and with religious […]

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Congratulations, Wikipedia

The 15th of January 2001 a new encyclopaedia was released. Beginning with Nupedia Larry Sanger and Jimmy Welsh created an online web encyclopaedia, where expert authors wrote articles which were followed up by a formal peer process, not unlike how articles in the academic world are created. Later Wikipedia was introduced and this site which […]