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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Building an Open Source Laptop | MAKE Moving to GOV.UK – the MHRA experience so far How many people does it take to tame the Digital Dragon? (digital skills for all!) PauPress | Contact Relationship Management for WordPress. comms2point0 – a primer about successful online communities Flickr: […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Taming the Python – geting started programming on your Raspberry Pi Battle for the planet of the APIs Returning to Free Software: A Guide Robots and Robber Barons – NYTimes.com via @euan Onion Pi – Make a Raspberry Pi into a Anonymizing Tor Proxy! Why Java […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Toe and HTTPS | Electronic Frontier Foundation The Dark Side of E-Books To the internet giants, you’re not a customer. You’re just another user – by @jjn1 meandering thoughts on the NSA scandal from @zephoria inessential.com: How We Work Together Yocto Project | Open Source embedded […]

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(Am starting to post interesting links to the blog again, via Google Reader. Presentation leaves a little to be desired, but am working on it…) I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Bashing ordinary people who are making their civic contribution – Government IT: What technologies are the darlings of 2013 – How […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Councils — Kill your PDFs – Some sage advice from Adrian Short – stop publishing so many PDFs! Evolving Digital Engagement – From Participation to Partnership – "This report reviews the background and context for digital engagement, with a focus on the shifting social and media […]