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Having left a comment over at David’s about his post on Digital Dialogues I did promise (in an email) that I’d expand on the thoughts I left there.I argued that political parties (particularly at local level) should: stop believing the … Continue reading

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Digital Dialogues

Ross from the Hansard Society has been kind enough to send me a copy of the interim report that he’s done evaluating government’s use of web 2.0 stuff, blogs and forums and so on. Much of the above the radar … Continue reading

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I Was A Vinyl Junkie

Singles Originally uploaded by Andrew K Brown. I can’t quite explain how excited I am. I’ve just got my hands on a USB turntable, after a good few years without a turntable at all. Suddenly all the records that I’ve … Continue reading

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This is how we, WE, built OUR internet

At the Lewisham bloggers meet-up one of the many topics of conversation was about those that “get” web 2.0 and those who don’t*.  I think at the time the straw man was Matthew Taylor, but for those who don’t swim … Continue reading

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Such a good idea

I really like the idea of saying “hello” to our first time visitors. So much that I’m going to steal it. In some ways that’s what my “about” page is supposed to do, but I don’t think anyone looks at … Continue reading

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politicians and social networking

Scrybe has been keeping us informed about how the runners and riders, in the Labour Deputy Leadership race, are doing on Facebook. I can’t say I’ve ever ventured into the world of social networks, but this is what Facebook says … Continue reading

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Can TV – Geeks doing Good

After waking up in he middle of the night last night – small child having a bad dream – I put the radio on and heard a short piece about Can TV which I’ve googled this morning: In the village … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King

This kind of explains the following: Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Don’t know if it will help, but … Continue reading

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edublogging (2)

I thought I’d share the response I had to this presentation which I sent to my son’s school and to a senior officer at Lewisham Council. Here’s the email I’ve just sent the author of the presentation, John Pearce:

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you know that blogging’s broken through when…

Anyone who has been a regular reader of my blogs will know that I’ve not got much time for graffiti (or more specifically tagging). But out and about at lunch I saw this piece of social commentary which I couldn’t … Continue reading

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