Visualising project gannts

Ask E.T.: Project Management Graphics (or Gantt Charts) – came across this forum from a newsletter email from brucemaudesign. A fantastic forum discussion thread still active after 4 years!! Lots of posts from large civil projects to novels to movies to F1 teams regarding how to visualise the many interdependencies in managing multivariant projects – […]

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please stand securely for talk off

One Day, That Economy Ticket May Buy You a Place to Stand – New York Times Charles forwarded me this link after our recent workshop on Airport Retail. Inevitably part of the discussion ended up around the future of airline interiors and the kind of services that may become available. What i liked about this […]

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Programmers Notepad 2

Programmer’s Notepad 2 – i started using PN when developing in NesC for Crossbow motes and have just come across this updated version – a great simple code editor for windows.

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SunSPOTWorld – About Us, Who are we?

Sun SPOT should be rolled out in May – looking forward to getting my hands on these. Here is an intro for information: Based on a 32 bit ARM CPU and an 11 channel 2.4GHz radio, Sun SPOT radically simplifies the process of developing wireless sensor and transducer applications. The platform enables developers to build […]

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flocks of motes

Paper in IEEE Computer and course info for CSE 466: Software for Embedded Systems (Wi’06) a great demo of ad hoc networks and emergent behaviour. Each mote in the network sings a bird song. If another mote near by is also singing the same song it reinforces that tune. If they all sing the same […]

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how fast did i really go

GpsActionReplay have been looking for this kind of GPS tool for a while – should have thought to look for an application made by / for windsurf speed sailors… Just need to download a .gpx xml file (i use easygps) containing data for a route and then load it into the gps actionreply applet to […]

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Building visions on R&D

Chris Jofeh, Director, Ove Arup & Partners will be presenting on Drivers of Change to an audience at the R&D Society – all welcome – Tuesday 25 April 2006, 6.00pm http://www.rdsoc.org/06L4notice.html Chris is passionate about the role of engineers in dealing with the challenges posed by the consequences of human activities. Until a generation ago […]

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WSN application

MoteWorks Wireless Sensor Network Platform has been launched by Crossbow – this should mean out the box configuration of wireless sensor networks (given the apps that ship with it and those that can be used as plugins…) Watch this space… will report more when I have installed and played with it.

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Neither working nor having fun

Another thing blogs and open source software have in common is that they’re often made by people working at home. That may not seem surprising. But it should be. It’s the architectural equivalent of a home-made aircraft shooting down an F-18. Companies spend millions to build office buildings for a single purpose: to be a […]

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