Archive for September, 2016

Myo – control by gesture

Posted: September 30, 2016 in Moodle MOOC posts

Myo a device that reacts to electrical impulses of the muscles. Research in prothetics and sign language – https://www.thalmic.com/

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Kagura app

Posted: September 30, 2016 in Moodle MOOC posts

An app to produce music by gesture

Digital Readiness Gaps

Posted: September 30, 2016 in Moodle MOOC posts

«Americans fall along a spectrum of preparedness when it comes to using tech tools to pursue learning online, and many are not eager or ready to take the plunge» – http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/09/20/digital-readiness-gaps/

«For many years concerns about “digital divides” centered primarily on whether people had access to digital technologies. Now, those worried about these issues also focus on the degree to which people succeed or struggle when they use technology to try to navigate their environments, solve problems, and make decisions. A recent Pew Research Center report showed that adoption of technology for adult learning in both personal and job-related activities varies by people’s socio-economic status, their race and ethnicity, and their level of access to home broadband and smartphones. Another report showed that some users are unable to make the internet and mobile devices function adequately for key activities such as looking for jobs

Open Cuture gathers a long list of self-learning courses – http://www.openculture.com/freeonlinecourses

«Get 1200 free online courses from the world’s leading universities —  Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more. You can download these audio & video courses (often from iTunes, YouTube, or university web sites) straight to your computer or mp3 player. Over 30,000 hours of free audio & video lectures, await you now.»

A Kadenze post collecting recent digital art – https://blog.kadenze.com/2016/09/09/16-artists-using-machine-learning/

On Your Wavelength: Merge Festival 2015 from marcus lyall on Vimeo.