Monthly Archives: April 2013

Well Done To Dundee University

Well done to Dundee University, my one time summer employer and where I did my BSc  is one of four Scottish Universities to be in the top 100 according to a global ranking of scientific performance conducted by Leiden University. … Continue reading

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Review: Mediafire

Updated: June 7th 2013. Are you looking for an alternative to Dropbox or Google Drive? If so perhaps Mediafire is the answer. To give you some background I have had enough of spending a lot on new computers when there … Continue reading

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WordPress Hacking – Some Security Tips

I’d like to thank the hacker with a Ukrainian IP address that tried 10,001 times during 1 hr yesterday to hack into my blog – in the end though you did not succeed. There were a mere 20-30,000 other attempted … Continue reading

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Cryptoparty at Konrad (Luxembourg) this Thursday

Having never been to one I am not sure exactly what it is and sadly I can’t go as I am out of the country. However, if you are interested in cryptography and digital privacy why not attend the party … Continue reading

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New Paper: Using Gamification and Metaphor to Design a Mobility Platform for Commuters

Our paper on Using Gamification and Metaphor to Design a Mobility Platform for Commuters (McCall, Koenig and Kracheel) has now been published in The International Journal of Mobile Human-Computer Interaction. Abstract: In this paper the authors explain the use of gamification as a … Continue reading

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