Category Archives: Spring 2017

Course material created during the Spring 2017 term

CCTV – Benefits and Controversies

1. History CCTV (closed-circuit-television) is a TV system in which signals are privately monitored for the purposes of surveillance and security. It’s rather ubiquitous and can be found on streets, in buildings, and in homes. The earliest documented use of CCTV

CCTV – Benefits and Controversies

1. History CCTV (closed-circuit-television) is a TV system in which signals are privately monitored for the purposes of surveillance and security. It’s rather ubiquitous and can be found on streets, in buildings, and in homes. The earliest documented use of CCTV

London’s Green Heritage: Exploring Squares Using an Audio Guide

Authors: Christine, Gloria, Mariana, Judith INTRODUCTION We decided to explore how an audio guide can enhance our experience of the city. It was not difficult to find audio guides and tours online, ranging from fictional tours, ghost tours, historical or

London’s Green Heritage: Exploring Squares Using an Audio Guide

Authors: Christine, Gloria, Mariana, Judith INTRODUCTION We decided to explore how an audio guide can enhance our experience of the city. It was not difficult to find audio guides and tours online, ranging from fictional tours, ghost tours, historical or

Navigating London

Do our GPS apps really help us get somewhere in the quickest way? Are all GPS apps created equal? And how do they compare to human knowledge? We decided to test this out by choosing one starting position (UCL Main

Navigating London

Do our GPS apps really help us get somewhere in the quickest way? Are all GPS apps created equal? And how do they compare to human knowledge? We decided to test this out by choosing one starting position (UCL Main

Comparing Different App Recommendations in Soho

Dojo It was founded in January 2014 by 3 Bristol University Graduates who wanted to facilitate finding things to do in the city. The small London based company is mainly backed by UK tech investors. It targets 18-35 year olds

Comparing Different App Recommendations in Soho

Dojo It was founded in January 2014 by 3 Bristol University Graduates who wanted to facilitate finding things to do in the city. The small London based company is mainly backed by UK tech investors. It targets 18-35 year olds

Granary Square

I. Cafes, restaurant There are several restaurants situation in the warehouse-type building surrounding Granary Square (Caravan and Grain Store), as well as smaller cafes and places to sit for shorter periods of time (Yumchaa, Benugo). This shows how the square

Granary Square

I. Cafes, restaurant There are several restaurants situation in the warehouse-type building surrounding Granary Square (Caravan and Grain Store), as well as smaller cafes and places to sit for shorter periods of time (Yumchaa, Benugo). This shows how the square

Primrose Hill

Introduction Primrose Hill is a hill of 213 feet located on the northern side of Regent’s Park in London. The hill summit has a clear view of central London, as well as Hampstead and Belsize Park to the north. Nowadays

Primrose Hill

Introduction Primrose Hill is a hill of 213 feet located on the northern side of Regent’s Park in London. The hill summit has a clear view of central London, as well as Hampstead and Belsize Park to the north. Nowadays

British Library Piazza

    Monday 4:55-5:55 When I first arrive, the plaza is pretty empty. Due to the recent rain, all of the outdoor seating is empty and the outdoor sandwich stand is closed. There is a small, circular sitting area off

British Library Piazza

    Monday 4:55-5:55 When I first arrive, the plaza is pretty empty. Due to the recent rain, all of the outdoor seating is empty and the outdoor sandwich stand is closed. There is a small, circular sitting area off