Category Archives: Techie

Turn off your TV

Go watch this. As recomended by Euan.

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Downing Street using Social Media

Having talked about how council’s might use social media, I thought you might be interested in how government (or more particularly Downing Street) are dipping their toes in. There’s a Flickr site and a YouTube channel (though the comments are … Continue reading

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Definitely A List

Big shout out to our two local blogging superstars. Both Bob and Transpontine make the top three hundred most influencial UK blogs this month.

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Dave Briggs has written a post about browsers and other online tools in the public sector that set me thinking. Dave’s perplexed about why there’s a resistance to a number of tools that he (and lots of us) find helpful: … Continue reading

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Friend Wheel

Thanks to Robin for the link to Friend Wheel, which is a visual representation of the links between my Facebook friends.

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What the web can do

Now this is just about the coolest geek thing I’ve seen this year. (with thanks to Patrick)

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Against You: A Manifesto in Favor of Audience

For one reason or another I subscribe to Change This, which brings me manifestos – mainly about management, but not exclusively. And not today where, instead, I get Against You: A Manifesto in Favor of Audience by Andrew Keen.  Andrew … Continue reading

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Using mobile technology in local government

I’ve got a post up on the City Mayors website about mobile technology and local government.

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3D Cricket

If I thought I could have got away with it, and if I’d known about it this morning maybe I’d have been tempted to have Cricinfo – 3D running on my desktop this morning as England managed to win their … Continue reading

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More on Political Party Websites

David Wilcox has taken what I had to say about political parties web presence in Lewisham and run with it (pausing to say some very nice things about this blog): I suspect this [encouraging more civic online activity] is going … Continue reading

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