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9: mobile technologies


Today we class-sourced information about key mobile web technology topics. Presentations up on the wiki.

Today we class-sourced information about key mobile web technology topics. Presentations up on the wiki.

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  • 1. COMP 113Social Media & Online Communities, Summer School 2012 9: The mobile web
  • 2. This week (Week 5!!) Tuesday (day 13): – The mobile web (an investigation) Wednesday (day 14): – Wiki built-in functions / Project work Thursday (day 15): – The pitch / ? Miscellany: – Blogs finished  – Blog assignment 3 marks out – Project: Final website design done, community activity continuing, report completed. 2
  • 3. Project considerations ... How and where will you put up your terms of service (TOS) information? How will you get at least 25 fans of your page in time? Do you have external services feeding into/out of your page? Have you thought about issues such as copyright takedowns, privacy, etc.? Who is giving the elevator pitch? Who is responsible for making sure everything is submitted on time (on the wiki)? Will you make it? 3
  • 4. The mobile web 4
  • 5. Crowdsourcing mark 21. Staying in your assigned groups2. Pick a random number from the box(?)3. Choose your question to work on4. Spend 30 minutes researching concept & making a two slide presentation5. Upload presentation to class page on wiki6. One person (or more) from each group presents slide to class (in selection order)7. Top presentation gets a prize! 5
  • 6. Slide advice Find out what the key concept is Explain it clearly (use diagrams, quotes, …) Use examples or analogies to make it easier to understand Try connecting the key concept to social media 6
  • 7. Your presentation Should explain (simply) the underlying technology or concepts (context) Provide current state of play Give supported predictions of where your area is heading 7
  • 8. Research questions1. Find out which mobile operating system (OS) is dominating the market & explain why?2. Explain how the various methods mobile devices use to connect to the internet work.3. How does the iPhone app store work for developers and consumers?4. How do recent mobile devices locate users & know which direction they are going?5. How does the location-sharing app Foursquare work for users & how might it help business?6. Find out what mobile app Instagram does & explain why it has been so successful.7. What drawbacks (if any) exist for mobile devices? 8
  • 9. Hold everything! 9
  • 10. Uh Oh! – Change up time … Now drop what you’re doing! Switch questions and your work with another group: –A B –C D –E F –G A Finish off presentation (you have 15 minutes) 10
  • 11. The End 11