University of Brighton
Mike Kent is based at the Art Design Media Subject Centre of the Higher Education Academy at the University of Brighton. He is currently developing the National Subject Profile for Media and Communications in the United Kingdom. As well as higher education policy Mike's research interests focus on new media and particularly issues around access to communications technology. Mike is the business manager and critical digital convenor for the Popular Culture Collective.
iTunes Is Pretty (Useless) When You’re Blind: Digital Design Is Triggering Disability When It Could Be a SolutionArticlesIntroduction This year, 2008, marks the tenth anniversary of the portable MP3 player. MPMan F10, the first such device to utilise the MP3-encoding format, was launched in March 1998 (Smith). However it was not until April 2003 when Apple Inc launched the iPod that the market began the massive growth that has made the devices almost ubiquitous in everyday life. In 2006 iPods were...Read more