Link roundup

I find this stuff so you don’t have to: An Open Letter to Software Suppliers – 13 Ways to Help the Public Sector to the Cloud – @copley_rich Why the obsession with “coding” misses the point – from @jjn1 “Whatsapp and $19bn” – great writeup Love this: “How To Create A Self-Paced Email Course” Why […]

Link roundup

I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Delivering alpha performance reporting dashboards | Digital Health Origami – Design prototyping with Quartz Composer (free from Facebook) Daring Fireball: Microsoft, Past and Future – excellent read Splat the rat – our never ending web rationalisation | Digital Health The endemic flaw in the BBC’s digital […]

Link roundup

I find this stuff so you don’t have to: PLN or CoP? How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses Big data: Ten level taxonomy in learning Five characteristics of authentic social innovation – @andy_williamson 4chan’s Christopher Poole: I Was A Teenage Coder—And Then I Stopped Rebalancing our Cultural Capital Teenagers […]

Link roundup

I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Lockdown – Marco.org (thoughts on RSS etc) Doug Engelbart, visionary David Wilcox » Realising the knowledge assets of research for the rest of us – how about a set of recipe cards? LEGO Cultures of Creativity report launched today – David Gauntlett Mozilla and Partners Prepare […]

Link roundup

I find this stuff so you don’t have to: hackpad – neat collaboration / wiki / collaborative editing thingy The BBC’s hi-tech failure: Don’t Mention It Catch up with Doug Belshaw’s Open Badges Learning Hour – Learning Pool Geneva E-Participation Day: Open Data and International Organisations | Tim’s Blog Heidegger on technology, and technodeterminism Review: […]

What I’ve been reading

I find this stuff so that you don’t have to. Nelson Mandela Digital Archives – "Our aim is to locate, document, digitise, and provide access to all archival materials related to Nelson Mandela. This is a work in progress. Here is a selection of materials arranged in exhibits for your enjoyment." Talk About Local » […]

What I’ve been reading

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 […]

What is Facebook?

Here’s the latest of our mini-guides to social technology, where we have had a go at explaining what Facebook is all about. It’s embedded below, but if you can’t see it, you can visit the Kind of Digital site and download the PDF. What is Facebook? View more documents from Kind of Digital