Category: basel

Bicycle parking gadget

If the bicycle parking area is too large, people will forget where they left their bike. Like at the Velo Parking at Basel SBB. This evening a young woman was looking for her bicycle. A couple of days ago a young man was wandering up and down the aisles in search of his bike. And […]

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Lift11 in Geneva

I am back from Lift11. This time I took part as a volunteer. I was a runner, helping out with errands, bringing things from A to B, and general troubleshooting. I like the idea of giving back. Again the mix of topics and people at Lift was inspiring. All of the videos are online: http://www.livestream.com/liftconference/folder […]

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Lift 08: Fragments of Captured Attention

Here are some of my Lift 08 notes, pêle-mêle: This year I tried to provide a running commentary on Twitter. Unfortunately the wifi was patchy and a number of valuable text snippets were lost… 😉 I got one Tweet response – all the way from Malawi – that appreciated my effort. I tuned in to […]

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Yet Another Community System

At the Lift 08 fondue I sat next to the developer of an open-source community tool called YACS: YACS, le CMS Open Source 2.0 – Yet Another Community System It uses PHP, MySQL and Apache. And from what I understood it is being used in a large international organization to build up a knowledge management […]

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Lift08

I attended these workshops: Forgetful interfaces Ubiquitous computing I’m uploading a couple of snaps in my Flickr stream. A fave:

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Lift 07: Fragments of Captured Attention

Back from Geneva. Here are a couple of short, offline notes I took during the various sessions. I don’t want to provide a write-up of the sessions I attended. See Stephanie’s or Bruno’s excellent write-ups instead. And in addition, the LIFT 07 videos and presentations will be available online some time soon. So here’s a […]

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LIFT conf ( Day 1 )

It’s pouring outside and I’m taking a quick moment to publish my unreflected notes that I took in today’s sessions, pêle-mêle, off the top of my head, in shorthand: Morning session: The slides are available here. Evaluating and monitoring projects doesn’t need to be costly, esp. with free web survey and website statistics tools. Goal […]

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LIFT conf ( Day 0.5 )

My first workshop at LIFT 07 was great. Enjoyed it. I attended Glenn O’Neil’s D.I.Y. Monitoring and Evaluation…. I’m feeling kind of feverish and I’ve got a bad headache, which is ignoring the Aspirin I’ve already taken.

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