Resources

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Lab resources and videos

Body

MICROSOFT and GUIDE DOGS UK
Cities Unlocked:  A Voyage of Discovery 2015, 5:04 minutes

MICROSOFT
Sadam 2:37 minutes

AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF SPORT
Can data help us achieve more Olympic gold? 2:33 minutes

AEG
The Next Black – A Film About the Future of Clothing 46:55 minutes

SARAH CAPON, CHELSEA BATEMAN & BENJAMIN DONNELLY
Illumine, 2014
Instagram: @_cbateman @eyepicturethis @bendrawspaceship @benhasnoinsta

TROY BAVERSTOCK
limbU, 2014
http://troybaverstock.com/

RAFAEL GOMEZ & ERICA MEALY
Vibrante 2.0, 2015
Google individual artists for further information

TED
Anthony Atala: Printing a human kidney

SOPHIE OLIVEIRA BARATA
Alternative Limb Project, 2015

THE WALTER COLLECTIVE
BIOdress, 2014
http://www.the-walter-collective.com/

TED
Kate Hartman: The art of wearable communication

Environment

SEQWATER
Augmented Reality Sandpit

NASA
Climate Time Machine - Interactive visualisation on touchscreen

ED HAWKINS
Global Temperature Change (1850-2016), 2016, Animated GIF

TED
Sylvia Earle: My Wish – Protect Our Oceans 2009, 18:16 minutes

Smart farms and smart cities

MICROSOFT AND THE YIELD
Transforming the Australian Agricultural Industry 2016, 3:15 minutes

VINCI ENERGIES
What is a Smart City? 3:27 minutes

SEQWATER
Waterglobe

Security

LUC HENDRICKS
Bitcoin Transaction Visualisation, 2017

DAVID MCCANDLESS
World’s Biggest Data Breaches, 2017

DAVID MCCANDLESS
Most Common Passwords: visualised using www.wordart.com
Data courtesy of David McCandless, www.informationisbeatiful.net

KASPERSKY LAB
Kaspesky Lab Cyber Threat Map, 2017

Connection

EPIPHEO.TV
Nicholas Carr:  What the Internet is Doing to our Brains, 3:53 minutes

TED
Nancy Lublin:  Texting That Saves Lives, 5:24 minutes

TED
David Hanson: Robots that Show Emotion, 4:57 minutes

PARO
PARO Therapeutic Robot

Work

SBS, ‘THE FEED’
Jobs of the Future: What Will Yours Be? 2015, 3:57 minutes

JACOB MORGAN
The 5 Trends Shaping the Future of Work  2016, 3:36 minutes

Reinvent

An Animated Overview of the Sharing Economy 2016, 3:45 minutes

Learning

List of iPad apps

  • LYNDA.COM: Expert led courses on a huge range of topics with adult learners in mind. Free membership for SLQ members.
  • KHAN ACADEMY: Learn almost anything for free. Exam revision, exercises and plenty of explanations. Designed for ages 12+
  • TINY BOP EXPLORERS: An award winning package of apps for children aged 4+. Beautifully designed, highly interactive and covers a wide range of topics from the body to skyscrapers to simple machines.
  • DUOLINGO: Learn a new language in an engaging and interactive way. You can even practice with a robot, so no need to feel shy! All ages.
  • EARTH VIEWER: A fully interactive time machine for exploring the Earth's geological history. See how continents and oceans have changed over time. All ages.
  • GOOGLE EARTH: Incredible satellite imagery and integrated street view. Explore distant lands or reacquaint yourself with your childhood home.
  • SMILING MIND: Smiling Mind is a modern meditation app designed to make mindfulness accessible to all.
  • BLOOM: Developed by ambient pioneer Brian Eno and musician / software designer Peter Chilvers, Bloom offers an intuitive and beautiful experience of music.
  • STARRY STARRY NIGHT: Re-discover the iconic flows of Vincent Van Gogh's "Starry Night" in this hypnotic and interactive animation.

Google Cardboard Apps

  • GOOGLE CARDBOARD: Download this first
  • YOU TUBE: 360 degree videos. Search #360video
  • WITHIN: A varety of 360 degree videos. Valen's Reef is a beautiful story that puts you in the role of a child in Papua New Guinea.
  • KIDS GAMES: Lamper - Try to fly into the lollies but avoid the blue rocks. Jurassic VR 2 - Fly or ride a dinosaur, Note: You can't control the movement
  • STREET VIEW: A number of real-world places to visit. travel the world from the comfort of your home!

DRONE SIMULATOR

VIRTUAL REALITY HEADSETS
HTC VIVE and OCULUSRIFT

Supplementary resources

Data, Future Business
Open Data Institute of Queensland
What is open data and where to find it. Excellent portal to open data sources, lessons, explanations etc

Data, Data visualisation
Information is beautiful - David McCandless
Inspirational data visualisations

Accessibility, Business, Innovation
Microsoft Accessibility Portal
An overview of Microsoft accessibility products and in depth tutorials. Get students thinking about how to make information accessible.

Innovation, Smart Cities, Future Business
Smart Cities Video  - Nordic Media Lab
Predictions for future innovations around business, technology and smart cities

Social media, Innovation, Future Business
The Future of Social Media
A simple introduction to how social media is changing the way we connect and some predictions for the future

Social media
Prince Ea Music Video
A creative presentation of social networks as anti-social networks. Introduces students to some of the downfalls of social media, suggesting we all take time to switch off.

TED talks

  1. Aaron Koblin  Visualizing ourselves ... with crowd-sourced data.  Single Channel Video, 18:10
  2. Abha Dawesar  Life in the "digital now"  Single Channel Video, 11:57
  3. Aimee Mullins  My 12 pairs of legs  Single Channel Video, 9:54
  4. Alessandro Acquisti  What will a future without secrets look like?  Single Channel Video, 15:00
  5. Alex Kipman  A futuristic vision of the age of holograms  Single Channel Video, 19:05
  6. Amber Case  We are all cyborgs now  Single Channel Video, 7:45 minutes
  7. Andrew Blum  Discover the physical side of the internet  Single Channel Video, 11:59
  8. Anthony Goldbloom  The jobs we'll lose to machines -- and the ones we won't  Single Channel Video, 4:41
  9. Blaise Ag├╝era y Arcas  How computers are learning to be creative  Single Channel Video,  17:35
  10. Clay Shirky  How social media can make history  Single Channel Video, 15:48
  11. David Autor  Will automation take away all our jobs?  Single Channel Video,  18:37
  12. David McCandless  The beauty of data visualization  Single Channel Video, 18:10
  13. Erik Brynjolfsson  The key to growth? Race with the machines  Single Channel Video, 11:56
  14. Fei-Fei Li How we're teaching computers to understand pictures Single Channel Video, 17:58
  15. Helen Fisher Technology hasn't changed love. Here's why Single Channel Video, 19:05
  16. Hugh Evans What does it mean to be a citizen of the world? Single Channel Video, 16:56
  17. Hugh Herr The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance Sin19gle Channel Video, 18:56
  18. Jeremy Howard  The won21derful and terrifying implications of computers that can learn Single Chan22nel Video, 19:45
  19. Kevin Slavin How algorithms shape our world Single Channel Video, 15:15
  20. Lorrie Faith Cranor What’s wrong with your pa$$w0rd? Single Channel Video, 17:37
  21. Lucy McRae How can technology transform the human body? Single Channel Video, 3:52
  22. Mallory Soldner Your company's data could help end world hunger Single Channel Video,  11:15
  23. Malte Spitz Your phone company is watching Single Channel Video, 10:03
  24. Meron Gribetz A glimpse of the future through an augmented reality headset Single Channel Video, 10:54
  25. Mitchell Joachim Don't build your home, grow it! Single Channel Video, 2:49
  26. Nancy Lublin Texting that saves lives Single Channel Video, 5:17
  27. Nicholas Christakis The hidden influence of social networks Single Channel Video, 18:06
  28. Nick Bostrom What happens when our computers get smarter than we are? Single Channel Video, 16:31
  29. Oscar Schwartz Can a computer write poetry? Single Channel Video, 10:56
  30. Pankaj Ghemawat Actually, the world isn't flat Single Channel Video, 16:56
  31. Parag Khanna How megacities are changing the map of the world Single Channel Video, 20:34
  32. Paul Root Wolpe It's time to question bio-engineering Single Channel Video, 19:35
  33. Rachel Armstrong Architecture that repairs itself? Single Channel Video, 7:25
  34. Rachel Botsman The currency of the new economy is trust Single Channel Video, 19:39
  35. Rebecca MacKinnon Let's take back the Internet! Single Channel Video, 14:45
  36. Regina Dugan From mach-20 glider to hummingbird drone Single Channel Video, 24:54
  37. Rodrigo Bijou Governments don't understand cyber warfare. We need hackers Single Channel Video, 9:28
  38. Sam Harris Can we build AI without losing control over it? Single Channel Video, 14:27
  39. Sarah Bergbreiter Why I make robots the size of a grain of rice Single Channel Video, 6:06
  40. Sherry Turkle Connected, but alone? Single Channel Video, 19:41
  41. Stefana Broadbent How the Internet enables intimacy Single Channel Video, 9:47
  42. Susan Etlinger What do we do with all this big data? Single Channel Video, 12:23
  43. Todd Kuiken A prosthetic arm that "feels" Single Channel Video, 18:44
  44. Wanis Kabbaj What a driverless world could look like Single Channel Video, 11:31
  45. Ze Frank My web playroom Single Channel Video, 17:52
  46. Zeynep Tufekci Machine intelligence makes human morals more important Single Channel Video,  17:42
  47. Zeynep Tufekci Online social change: easy to organize, hard to win Single Channel Video, 16:12
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