We're charging ahead with 3D printing. The Duke Multimedia Project Studio (MPS) has 3D printers available, and the upcoming DDI call for proposals will include a section on maker technologies with a focus on 3D printing. Want to know more about 3D printing? You might find these resources useful. If you have a resource about 3D printing you'd like to share with the DDI community, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks to DDI intern, Eric Boykin, for finding these resources! “The future of higher education: reshaping universities through 3D printing.“ This blog post is from a company blog, but you [...]
by Eric Boykin, DDI student intern, Summer 2014 Many colleges and universities have adopted the BYOD or BYOT (Bring your own device or bring your own technology) policy or method in the classrooms that allots for many students using their own technology to facilitate the learning process also known as the SAMR model. One device I think would be a great asset to education is Google Glass. Google Glass is a wearable technology or wearable computer that has a cube shaped glass prism display just above the right eye that displays information from the Internet or any source that is [...]
by Zafir Choudhury, DDI student intern, Summer 2014 Today I want to tell you about a wearable technology called MOOV. Well, I know what you might be thinking: What is it? And what can it do for me? MOOV is your very own personal trainer. It is used mainly for exercising and working out. It aids the athlete (yes, you) in a variety of routine exercises. For example, it will provide you with the details of your run and helpful safety tips as well as pointers about how you can enhance your mid-day jog. The personal trainer makes itself one [...]
Eric Boykin, DDI student intern, explains the basics of Google Glass.