PhoneME, a JavaVM for wifi routers

For some time I have beem mulling over the posibilities of deploying applications to low-cost wireless routers to provide hyper-local services to wi-fi surfers. One thing which has always put me off is the apparent need to dig deep into low-level Linux hacking. It’s a *long* time since I last did any significant C development. …

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Classroom response systems

A while ago I wrote about th every limited way that many educators use student response “clicker” handsets. Now I read yet another article on the topic. Classroom response systems – elearnspace The thrust of the article is that the use of specialist handsets is limiting, and it considers alternatives such as commodity mobile phones …

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Mayor sees London as ‘wi-fi city’

I saw this out of the blue. It’s interesting, especially in the context of other municipal wireless initiatives, many of which have been cancelled because of naive finance models. I wonder how Boris plans to fund this grand initiative, especially after all the fuss about the 2012 olympics has died down? BBC News: Mayor sees …

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