Archive for November, 2008

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Look what I found: 23 November to 26 November

Look what I found interesting. Maybe you will too. The hinternet, the internet we’re missing – Jon Bounds deserves much kudos for this fantastic coinage: the hinternet, those corners of the web running on old technology and missing out on the new inter-connectedness. Juror shares trial details on Facebook – 12 good men and true […]


The best bits from GTD: my top 5 takes from David Allen’s book

This is the third in a short series of posts* about how I’m improving my productivity by applying the principles of David Allen’s Getting Things Done (GTD). To re-cap: Like everyone, I am too busy. And like many people, I reckon I’m an organised person. Before discovering GTD, I already had pretty efficient ways of […]


What to bring to BarcampUKGovweb09

There’s never been a more exciting time to work in digital media in government. So I’m making damn sure I’m at the second UK gov web barcamp on 31 January 2009. The first one was a big success by all accounts, and I am gutted I missed it. There’s lots of great coverage on the […]


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Look what I found: 18 – 21 November

Look what I found interesting. Maybe you will too. We Are Media – Beth Kanter’s crowd-sourced social media toolkit for nonprofits is full of useful tips. How to Pick Up Followers on Twitter – I loved these Twitter tips from Guy Kawasaki so much I re-tweeted them instantly using Twitthat, which is my pick of […]


Government Twitter etiquette: talk but don’t follow

My employer is one of a handful of UK government departments with corporate Twitter accounts. It was set up and is run by my team, with input from colleagues in press office, policy teams and ministers’ offices. It’s working out well for us and we’re keen to grow its reach. But how? We’re doing the […]