Activity Space Research, The Chadwick Project

Spent morning at Activity Space Research, The Chadwick Project workshop – Pembroke College, Cambridge – led by William Fawcett (intro came via Jane Tateson at BT) Taking a modelling approach (as apposed to case study approach) to investigating the relationship between activity and space. Base assumption is that an individual has an agenda regarding activities, […]

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WorkTech06

Attended WorkTech06 conference and exhibition on 7.11.06 at the British Library in London. It all sounded familiar and cannot point to anything new that stood out from the day, but was great to be inside the British Library – a great venue. The day was charied very well by Jeremy Myerson (Director of Innovation RCA) […]

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Getting things done

Met with Dan Hill today talking about interactivity in the built environment and away days – an unusual mix… the conversation reminded me to look up: Getting started with “Getting Things Done” | 43 Folders

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Mythical Man Month

Engineering Management Hacks: The BigBook Technique”> A reminder to myself about the mythical man month: When a task cannot be partitioned because of sequential constraints, the application of more effort has no effect on the schedule. The bearing of a child takes nine months, no matter how many women are assigned. Many software tasks have […]

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info glut

Came across the back logged life while browsing 43folders Merlin Mann’s site on life hacks (linked from Make:) The posting and the 43 folders site contain common sense (but useful reminders) on how to deal with the glut of information digitisation has created.

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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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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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