I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Newspapers: Community, priorities and platforms Experiments in a new local economics (UK) | REconomy Why mobile first might not be best for Universal Credit | Helen Milner Introducing the Intel® Galileo Development Board – arduino compatible Open Source: trying to make it more open » Community […]
I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Social media record keeping for government – is it necessary? | Digital democracy, news, thinking, tips & tricks Google Reader Died Because No One Would Run It 10 Visual Steps To Self-Publishing Your Book On Amazon – ReadWrite How To Self-Publish A Bestseller: Publishing 3.0 The […]
I find this stuff so you don’t have to: The History of Programming Languages Nextdoor Brings Its Neighborhood-Focused Social Network To The iPhone With Debut Of Native iOS App | TechCrunch Fedora Project Announces Pidora Remix for Raspberry Pi Doctors 3D-Print An Emergency Airway Tube To Save A Child’s Life Time to stop kidding ourselves […]
I admit it: I wasn’t always that interested in the internet and social media.
In all honesty I was a tad old-school – I’d started out as a newspaper journalist before the internet really took off, and before social media became mainstream.
I find this stuff so you don’t have to: The learning organization: an often-described, but seldom-observed phenomenon | Harold Jarche – "What should a true learning organisation look like?" Connecting and engaging inside your organisation – "Social networks are inherently bottom up and user powered. In IBM, BlueIQ worked because it had buy-in from the […]
I find this stuff so that you don’t have to. Tales of the city: the rise of the local blog – "In its daily blogposts, Spitalfields Life aims to portray the full colour of life in London's East End. But who is the mysterious 'Gentle Author' behind this extraordinary work of social history?" Apache Cordova […]
I find this stuff so that you don’t have to. Facebook’s ‘dark side': study finds link to socially aggressive narcissism – "Psychology paper finds Facebook and other social media offer platform for obsessions with self-image and shallow friendships." The UK Hackspace Foundation – "Hackerspaces are physical places where people can meet to learn, socialise and […]
I find this stuff so that you don’t have to. We the People | The White House – E-petitions, White House style How to create sustainable open data projects with purpose – Nice article from MySociety's Tom Steinberg. One in six IT projects is a ‘ticking timebomb’ – University of Oxford – "A surprisingly high […]
I find this stuff so that you don’t have to. Clay Shirky Says Good Collaboration is Structured Fighting – "Large collaborative projects aren't, in fact, large collaborative projects according to Shirky. They're small collaborative projects with tight groups, that integrate very large amounts of small participatory effort." Clay Shirky Says Good Collaboration is Structured Fighting […]
I find this stuff so that you don’t have to. What we talk about when we talk about RSS – A useful bit of background to the future of RSS debate. Media Trust explains how local news hubs will work – David Wilcox follows up the story. Civil Servant 2.0 (PDF warning) – Interesting ebook […]