Jim talks about preparing students for a connected future, and everything else

Five years later, I was finally able to attend one of Jim’s talks in-person when he spoke about ‘preparing students for a connected future’ at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. Arrived at @Deakin for @jimgroom ‘Preparing students for a connected future’ talk. ????? pic.twitter.com/Zj82BHViq3 — Rowan Peter (@rowan_peter) July 24, 2017 The connected future could be a little different says @jimgroom pic.twitter.com/qiKfzJkV9H — Rowan Peter (@rowan_peter) July 24, 2017 Agreeing with @jimgroom that we need to recognise the role of the technology & tool/s we use – it’s about more…

Skating with Jim

I put together a second deck Jim, fitted out with my original Bullett 66s so we could go skate first thing this morning. Fierce. Early morning skate with @jimgroom pic.twitter.com/Aokt5SrcaK — Rowan Peter (@rowan_peter) July 22, 2017 @brlamb Jim is core pic.twitter.com/IbRZE091nm — Rowan Peter (@rowan_peter) July 22, 2017 I had no idea… https://t.co/8Ab7cVQA4X — Rowan Peter (@rowan_peter) July 22, 2017 Up at 6 AM with @rowan_peter to shred the Melbourne riverfront. pic.twitter.com/KlQBmDr9cS — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) July 22, 2017

WWW – Simple access to web pages

I’m building an interactive experience which makes use of available weather data, much like the data services made available by the BOM or the OpenWeatherMap. This means I need to be able to load data from the web, parse it and then transform 3D geometry based on real world locations and the loaded weather data. That’s a whole load of stuff to figure out and then pull together, so I’m making a start by learning how to load data by retrieving the contents of URLs and weather specific data, just…