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Project co-ordinator for the University of Sussex branch of Scarlet+, I am creating an app for use with Mass Observation Project material for a lecture by Dr. Lucy Robinson on Thatcher's Britain.

Keeping SCARLET+ Alive at University of Sussex –

Momentum is always a problem when a project like SCARLET+ moves from having staff dedicated to it to being a part of everyday work life. Today is my last day as Project Co-ordinator for the University of Sussex SCARLET+ project … Continue reading

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And now the end is near, and so we faced the final workshop.

Last week we returned to the Library Open Learning Space for our second and final workshop to discuss Scarlet+ specifically and the future of AR at University of Sussex specifically. We were once again joined by our lead academic, Dr. … Continue reading

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It’s Alive! – presenting ‘Voices In Your Pocket’, the University of Sussex Scarlet+ AR app.

Our final AR app is complete; the combination of the skills and guidance from the Scarlet team at Mimas, material and ideas from Mass Observation and Observing the 1980s, support from University of Manchester and University of the Creative Arts … Continue reading

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Unexpected impacts of Scarlet+ – the project that keeps on giving.

I find it interesting to reflect on the unintended consequences of a project such as Scarlet+. Here in Special Collections at University of Sussex the presence of three iPads has had a greater impact on the way we work than … Continue reading

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SCARLET+ ‘What has it got in its Pockets-es?’ – introducing Augmented Reality to students without getting them lost in the dark.

I have to report that my first attempt to introduce the ‘Voices In Your Pocket’ app. to University of Sussex students was less than a roaring success. At the end of November I packed an archive box with three iPads … Continue reading

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SCARLET+ ‘Swings and Roundabouts’ – the ups and downs of creating an AR application.

Working on Scarlet+ has so far been a roller coaster of triumphs and tribulations, but I am delighted to be able to declare that I am now working on the app itself. I had a huge breakthrough last week when Matt Ramirez … Continue reading

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SCARLET+ ‘Coding for the terrified’ or how I learned to stop worrying and love php.

One of the greatest worries I had when taking on my role as the project co-ordinator for University of Sussex’s augmented reality (AR) project was the actual building of it. The AR applications I first looked at had such an … Continue reading

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