Bookmarks for October 29th through November 5th

Awesomeness off of the internet for October 29th to November 5th:

  • Learning Pool launches in South Africa with a little help from our new friend… – "When the lovely Baroness Kinnock, newly appointed Minister for Africa and steadfast supporter of lifelong learning, is the keynote speaker at your launch party in a new overseas territory you know you must be doing something right."
  • sweetcron – "Sweetcron is a self-hosted lifestreaming application that supports themes & plugins."
  • You Should Follow Me on Twitter – "Strange though it may seem to some, the number one activity on the Web is reading."
  • Digital Democracy in Swindon: Connecting People, Connecting Places – "Swindon are working with the Leadership Centre for local government and FutureGov to explore ways of using new methods of on and offline engagement to help councillors engage with local communities in new and interesting ways as part of the 21st Century Councillors programme."
  • Nomad News « Café Nomad – "I’m very pleased to have brokered transitional arrangements with Cambridgeshire County Council to ensure that Nomad can continue. Under new arrangements I will assume the national lead for Nomad and I’m working on proposals to develop a revised and rejuvenated programme, supporting regional groupings including Nomad Scotland."
  • What the government should do about hyperlocal news | Podnosh – "Prominent voices in the hyperlocal debate gathered at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport today to talk about the changing landscape of news and media and, if anything, what the government should do."

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Dave Briggs

I'm Head of Digital and Design at Adur and Worthing Councils.