Archive for February, 2009
I recently found myself compiling a list of central (-ish) government YouTube channels and thought it worth sharing. By my count, there are 22 of them. As has already been observed, it would be a damn sight quicker to compile a list of which bits of UK Gov are not on YouTube these days. And [...]
I imagine one or two other things may have been published on the interpipes recently but none more important than these: Miniaturists: more reports form the fringe – The West End Whingers review my wife’s short play and single her out for a special mention: Thankfully the Whingers enjoyed practically all of it but special [...]
…is highly ambitious, if not impossible, Mr or Ms imminent Director of Digital Engagement. Your job description – indeed this new job – is unquestionably the most exciting thing I’ve read and digitally engaged with since the last unbelievably exciting thing, in that it says: Within six months the Head of Digital Engagement will have [...]
These are my links for 31 January through 19 February:
- uktrains / FrontPage –
- G2 meets Thomas Gensemer, the man who masterminded Obama’s online presidential campaign | Politics | The Guardian –
- Twitter for beginners (slideshow) | Online Journalism Blog –
- Cursebird: What the f#@! is everyone swearing about? –
- The Poultry Keeper – I#039;d never heard of this one but it#039;s just been name-checked in the Power of Information Taskforce report as an example of peer communities, in the same sentence as (you guessed it) Netmums. Oddly, my favourite blog topics meet again!
- Innovate Directgov, you know you want to « Emma Mulqueeny – Mulqueeny spills the beans, simultaneously with Paul Clarke at barcamp
- innovate.direct.gov.uk –
- The London Summit: The London Summit 2009 – Growth, jobs and stability –
- Yoosk London Summit –
- Ministers are pretty chatty on average – Ross has done the math.
From ReadWriteWeb: (hat tip Ross) What is the goverati? It is made up of people with first-hand knowledge of how the government operates, who understand how to use social software to accomplish a variety of government missions, and who want to use that knowledge for the benefit of all. I think us UK folk should [...]