Last year and into this year I was involved in an AHRC Connected Communities project led by Phil Jones with Colin Lorne and Antonia Layard (University of Birmingham) in which we designed an Android app that allowed residents of communities to gather information about their neighbourhoods. The app was developed by Chris Blunt (Plymouth Software) […]
I couldn’t make the Imagining Ecologies panel that Mike Phillips had organised along with presenters Jill Scott, Paul Thomas and myself due to family funeral (it’s ok to talk about death). So I sent over a 16 minute movie which largely consisted of portraits of people who have been using our iPhone App Comob Net. Jen […]
In 2003 a term emerged to encompass technologies and processes that promised to reconfigure our understanding and experiences of space and culture, this term was ‘locative media’. The terminology framed a particular aspect of mobile media and signaled a shift toward a convergence of temporal and cartographic representations of space. Locative media is now synonymous […]
This was a nice write up by JISC, not really a paper, but fits within this category! To download the entire PDF click here The project continues toward a public app – we’ve applied for a further 10k from JISC to develop an iPhone app in time for the Edinburgh Festival in the summer. Should […]
This is the beta promo for the Walking Through Time JISC funded project. Few grammatical errors need to deal with, but its getting there.
Jen Southern & Chris Speed In 2000 the restriction of high quality global positioning system (GPS) data ended, making everyday use of GPS possible and affordable, for route planning, navigation and even to draw pictures on the Earth’s surface. Since that date artists have been exploring the use of GPS as an expressive and social […]