Search Results for »heritage«

Sustainability through the years

October 5, 2011


So there I was, trying to figure out how to get Endnote/Word to give me full references sorted by page number of my book (watch this space, book is very nearly done) and I accidentally generated the references sorted by year. And then I spent some time exploring them ordered this way. Here they are: […]

Can IT really lead to a sustainable city?

September 29, 2010


Here’s nine words – random to some, but describing a very big chunk of what I’ve been doing for the last few years: Augmented Reality; Sustainability; Heritage; Innovation; Education; Computing; Dunedin; Election. And it all comes together in one post! This week the DCC announced the successful Industry Development Fund projects:  augmented reality of Dunedin’s […]

Trees and community gardens: a positively fruitful election issue

September 2, 2010


Anna Chinn raises the question of Council Policy on fruit trees and community gardens and asks candidates for their opinion and policy. To date, eight candidates have responded, all positively.      Several other people have also commented – positively but with one exception.    “Farsighted” replies with this: You are joking, right?  The city is in debt […]

A world without sustainability?

May 31, 2010


“It’s pretty, but is it art?”  asks the Devil in Rudyard Kipling’s The Conundrum of the Workshops. The Dunedin foreshore has recently had the addition of a set of giant carved molar teeth, funded by a public art grant from the Council.  Much of the Dunedin public is up in arms – “they’re hideous” claim […]

Capstone collaborations

August 19, 2009


A feature of our degree is the capstone project.   Today I had to write a report outlining the 2009 collaborations with community and business organisations.   It’s quite a list, so I thought I’d share it here.     At the bottom of the list is the work Bachelor of Information Technology students are doing with other areas […]