Sunday, March 30, 2014

Semantic Web Technologies (MOOC)

Semantic Web Technologies (MOOC)

This course presents the fundamentals of Semantic Web technologies, i.e. how to represent knowledge and how to access and benefit from semantic data on the Web. It is lectured in English by Dr. Harald Sack, a senior researcher at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Potsdam, and is available on the openHPI platform.

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Web User Experience (MOOC)


The Web User Experience course is a MOOC offered by the open2study.com website. It is lectured by Amir Ansari, and is part of the Internet Communications Bachelor of Arts.

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Responsive Web Design: some paths to follow


Responsive web design is an area with constant novelties and avenues for reflection, often accompanied by concrete examples of code to demonstrate their relevance. Today, we will focus on the problem of tabs, on readability and the length of lines, on the different uses of the devices and their screen size, before glimpsing on what the future has for us.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Responsive tables


Tabular data is an often used layout component that imposes some tricky decisions in a responsive environment. If the table is wider than the viewport, we can enable horizontal scrolling, hide some columns, show a sum up of the table with a link to the full version of it, or we can make other decisions as well.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Online Advertising (MOOC)


The Online Advertising course I will talk about is a MOOC offered by the open2study.com website. Its lecturer is Patty Keegan, who knows her subject first-hand, and does a great job at introducing it while not being too technical.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Principles of Project Management (MOOC)


MOOCs (which stands for Massive Open Online Courses) are offered by schools and universities from all over the world in as diverse fields as anthropology, mathematics, marketing, or information technologies. The course we are interested in is entitled Principles of Project Management. It is delivered by the Polytechnic of Western Australia, often shortened as Polytechnic West, a technical and further education institution based in Perth.

Sunday, September 22, 2013

It's time to relax


The relaxing sounds of nature have that great way of making us forget all the stress within a few minutes of listening. Here is a selection of sites offering you a deep relaxation.