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: Don’t drown in email! How to use Gmail more efficiently twister : peer to peer microblogging platform (interesting from privacy/decentralisation angle) Why blogging still matters in business – and always will — @euan In 2014, let’s get digital skills out of the classroom – @lesteph Do […]

Link roundup

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 […]

Link roundup

I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Little J Beta – via @willperrin The limits of collaborative consumption: Would people really share their belongings? Blogging – why do it? | Amandacomms’s Blog Raspberry Pi: Baking Pi – Operating Systems Development – FAB! Apache considered harmful Starting Forth – Leo Brodie / free online […]

Link roundup

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 […]

Link roundup

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 […]

What I’ve been reading

I find this stuff so that you don’t have to. SOCIAL PLAN: 11 Golden Rules for Social Media in an Organisation – Some nice tips from Dan. OGP Take Aways : Tim’s Blog – "In an attempt to use reflective blogging to capture thoughts from the Open Government Partnership meeting in Brasilia I’ve jotted down […]

Avoiding hyperlocal tragedy

From Rich Millington, in his post “The Tragic Story Of Hyperlocal Communities“: If we want to build hyperlocal communities, we have to change the way we think about them. This isn’t a technology problem to solve (Facebook-style). Enabling everyone to start a hyperlocal community wont make it happen. This isn’t a content problem to solve […]

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 » […]