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Bluetooth Low Energy Devices

 iBeacons (or Bluetooth Low Energy devices) are all the rage at the moment; could they be the internal GPS killer app we are all hoping? We’ll report back soon on experiments we have running within Cogapp towers, but in the meantime, here’s some interesting links from the world of BTLE:

(Most of these started life on Kickstarter)

StickNFind $50/two. Stick them to your keys, never lose them again. Has an App, you can see your keys on a radar, and page them to play an alarm.

https://www.sticknfind.com/

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The road to Museums and the Web 2014

Oh Museums and the Web. It's been a long and winding road that leads us back to your door. Let me count the ways I have travelled to thee...

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This Week at Cogapp

This week at Cogapp saw our Head of Production, Gavin Mallory and Head of New Technology, Joe Baskerville head stateside for the Museums and the Web annual conference (MW2014) in Baltimore. On their way there they visited our friends at the Baseball Hall of Fame, The Barnes Foundation, Hillwood Museums and Gardens and the Baltimore Museum of Art. Phew!  

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A week in the life of a Developer at Cogapp by Sam Murray

Monday

Monday starts with a coffee from a mug promoting John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign that someone brought back from a trip to Washington D.C. I like to imagine that Obama starts his week in the same way.

                                        

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This Week at Cogapp

The latest instalment in the Cogapp diary.

View from the Cogapp office
View from the Cogapp office, courtesy of Adam Tinworth on Flickr through Creative Commons.

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A week in the life of an Assistant Producer

Monday

Aside from a toasted bagel (purely optional), Monday mornings usually differ from one week to the next. Yes, there’re a good few minutes of sifting through some emails and deciding what beverage is best to wake me up whilst dodging the queue for the coffee machines, but truly, each Monday is different from the last.

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A personal trainer in your pocket: The new era of persuasive technology

Advances in persuasive technology are enabling a new type of user experience, one where apps and websites nudge individuals towards improving their lives.

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Project People Meetup - Agile and Waterfall methodologies

This morning Cogapp hosted the second Project People Meetup at our offices in Brighton.

Following the success of the first Project People Meetup (which was part of the Brighton Digital Festival), this morning's session was attended by 15 people from fellow agencies and other organisations.

Today's topic was: Methodologies - Agile and Waterfall

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Reasons to be Creative Conference

We've been busy in the design department recently. It's been nice. But that has meant one thing: reporting back on the Reasons To Be Creative conference has taken rather a long time. Still, better late than never, so here we go.  

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Charity Comms: What is Innovation?

 Last week I was lucky enough to attend a Charity Comms networking event, held at the prestigious RIBA headquarters in London. Cogapp have sponsored three Charity Comms events this year, all of which have been highly successful.

Designed to provide a unique platform for people in key digital roles within the Third Sector, Charity Comms events are a place to share experiences and knowledge in an open and relaxed setting.

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