Found/interesting: 28 Dec to 5 Feb

Look what I found interesting: Why I’m going dark for purdah – Steph explains why he won’t be blogging during the election period. (I won’t be writing about work stuff during that time either for the same reasons, but intend to resume blogging about other interests and this could be a good time to do [...]


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Found/interesting: 11 October

A few hand-picked bookmarks. The wraps come off data.gov.uk! – Harry Metcalfe posted this exclusive preview of data.gov.uk – the UK government’s free open data store, currently in private beta. Teach us a Lesson – Crowdsourcing the directory of learning – BIS and Becta competition seeking ideas to create a user-friendly national index of informal [...]


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Found/interesting: 16 August

I’m on holiday, this is as much as you’re gonna get right now…! PortableApps.com – Portable software for USB drives Coolest power tools of some top geeks 10 kickass crowdsourcing sites for your business Social Networking on Intranets (Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox) Twitter 101 — Download the slides & print the guide Digital diplomacy website – [...]


Twitter police stop traffic

I was involved a short exchange of tweets last weekend about the Department for Transport’s debut appearance on Twitter. It began like this: Me: Congrats to the @transportgovuk gang for taking the Twitter plunge theimp67: @neillyneil Really? Bio for @transportgovuk says “Please direct queries via the ‘Contact us’ section of the website.” #fail For those [...]


Found/interesting: 17 May to 2 June

Look what I found interesting. Crisis Communications for the Social Media Age – Also works as a guide to rebuttal 2.0 Swine Flu 2.0 : A Case For How Managing Social Media is a Matter of National Security – …and here’s a real-life case study from Ross Ferguson et al’s trans-Atlantic cousins Twitter’s hype is [...]