- The Hackday happened onMay 18th, 2012Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for your hacks!
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What is the FSC Hackday?On the 18th, 19th and 20th of May 2012 Slapton Ley FSC centre will host scientists, educators, designers and developers working together to prototype new digital learning tools for outdoor education using open data, web and mobile tech. There will be lots for everyone to learn, and (we hope) some amazing inventions. Join us. Click above to apply for a place.
Monthly Archives: April 2012
Last wednesday a few of us met up at Mozilla’s rather lovely social space in London for a briefing and to compare notes. I think weather kept a few people at bay understandably enough, but it was a good opportunity … Continue reading
Of course, for a hack day the ‘soft’ accommodation is perhaps of a secondary importance, but again, when it comes to physical hackery space, Slapton is ideal. The hackday will take over three of the teaching labs and the soil lab. The … Continue reading
Some people might be wondering what the centre itself is actually like- after all, you’re paying to travel all the way down to Devon, and even if we’re putting you up for free and feeding you, it’s reasonable to wonder … Continue reading
• Fieldwork apps – step by step guides. Better transfer of information from iPads to laptops, also to include graph drawing ( possibly stats). For instance: collect plant abundance data from a transect on the beach, and instantly create graphs (and … Continue reading
How about an app like the one for Taronga Zoo, for Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve?
From Peter Scarth Some Random Ideas for #FSCHack Day Build a rugged self powered camera system to capture a time series of imagery for things like: • Beach state classification e.g. <http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2006.877758> • Bird/vertebrate “camera trapping” e.g. <http://nestbox.dyndns.info:8080/> • Capturing … Continue reading
Just got a tweet from @Preston Montford, one of our FSC Centres, challenging us to “crowd source photos of places at different times….. Phone App – Hotspots, GPS, Camera, upload, archive and view??” Any comments?