Web services, patience and attention to detail
for the arts, cultural, educational, voluntary and ethical sectors
emerging technology surveys · programming culture · art-technology · digital information handling · disability & technology in the arts
art and technology · web training and education · interdisciplinary connections · transdisciplinary research
Book design and cost-effective print management (using ethically-based printers), and publication management from planning to final delivery.
website hosting from £50/£25 non-profit p.a. specialising in cultural/voluntary/education/ethical sectors · standards-compliant cross-browser web coding & web technology guidance · web access/usability audits and fixes · information planning and handling
information architecture · web primers for arts practitioners · web access and usability · web standards & valid, semantic cross-browser HTML5 & CSS3 sites and WebApps
- completed (some in partnership):
- EDI-Net European Energy Monitoring Dashboard · NUS Energy Dashboard · DeMontfort University Web Technologies module planning and lecturing · Front-end Materials for education (GitHub) · Jacqueline Wilson reader forum · 3D Roman archaeological artefacts online (part of a larger Roman Leicester project) · Go Green Week website and public display · Exhibitions of the Royal Photographic Society 1870-1915 · Loscoe State Opera band website · Disability Arts Online · Counselling East Midlands
- Greenview iOS app (DeMontfort University) ·SmartSpaces building energy monitoring · Institute of Creative Technologies website · Leicester Vision 2020 website · East Midlands Arts in Rural Areas Network (EMARAN) website · Star Disc sculpture project website · Preston Museums children's site · Culture East Midlands: rural culture website · Martin Richardson Holograms and Lenticulars website · ArtsInfo, 3D Disability Arts network map
Information gathering defines civilization as much as food gathering defines the nomadic cultures that preceded the rise of urban communities, agricultural surplus, and stratified social hierarchies.
We long for more connection between what we do for a living and what we genuinely care about… to be seen as who we feel ourselves to be rather than as the sum of abstract metrics and parameters. We long to be part of a world that makes sense rather than accept the accidental alienation imposed by market forces too large to grasp…
Much as everyone thinks they want financial security, the happiest people are not those who have it, but those who like what they do.