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Local by Social – social media as an opportunity for local governmentIDeA and NESTA discussion paper Local by Social: How local authorities can use social media to achieve more with less by Andy Gibson. Expectations on councils to engage, work openly, be accountable and move more quickly on issues are growing. Meanwhile, councils are facing […]

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February #2

Infographic: gender, languageHe Said / She Said – words that men and women use in blogs more than the other genderInfographic: Regionalism in action – BIS investment intensity over time LibelPress standards & libel: Culture Media & Sport select cttee report in full download PDFLibel Reform campaign petition Mapping, OpenStreetMapPost by Steve Coast, who started […]

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August #2

Downloading Annual University of Hertfordshire survey on music consumption. Two views: Trade body UK Music, who fund the survey “Music consumption in 14-24 year olds is complex, latest survey reveals” UK Music Torrentfreak “14-24 year olds pirate 8,000 music tracks each” Torrentfreak   Digital Britain Programme for the delivery of actions in the DB White […]

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July #2

NESTA Reboot Britain hightlights Paul Hodgkin of Patient Opinion’s NESTA essay: How the new economics of voice will change the NHS bit.ly Howard Rheingold: 21st century literacies 40 min vid blip.tv JD Lasica’s 6 min vid interview : bit.ly   Digital Britain Stephen Carter: on OFCOM, Cameron, quangos bit.ly   Universities, future of Stephen Downes […]

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Links to 18th May

Music Limewire – thoughts on their prospects based on a recent interview jeremy1.wordpress.com Publishing Tipping point: Cambridge University Press rescue www.guardian.co.uk and Scribd store www.nytimes.com O’Reilly: Scribd opens storefront for ebooks radar.oreilly.com Espresso on-demand book printer. With video bookshop.blackwell.co.uk Internet and Society CCTV schemes in city and town centres have little effect on crime, says report […]

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James Boyle @ RSA

James Boyle’s lecture on The Public Domain at the Royal Society for Arts last night was a hugely enjoyable call for a campaign to defend the public domain. Bill Thompson, BBC technology correspondent, chaired. The RSA streams live audio of lectures and took questions via Twitter. You will be able to watch, listen  and subscribe […]

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Digital Britain: watch and listen

The Digital Britain report is open to comment until 12th March. On 24th February NESTA hosted a conference on delivering Digital Britain. Many of the key players were present. Video and audio is now available. It is an extraordinary opportunity to see the development of public policy enacted. Watch and listen. NESTA delivering Digital Britain I’ve seen Carter’s […]

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