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Inspiring youngsters + research, resilience, randomness

It became clear when going through the Week 11 contributions that inspiring youngsters was a theme that had emerged over the previous few days. Sometimes themes emerge organically, with one post sparking off an idea for another one. This one

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‘Wired to share’ – but not educated to

Do you think you are ‘wired to share?’ Is collaborating with colleagues second nature? Lorna Prescott writes about sharing notes of meetings. ‘Wired to share’ – but not educated to by Lorna Prescott.

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What Quora says about how to market an app

Janet Harkin writes a very useful post on how to market an app if you lack a fortune to spend on marketing, and lack an influential celebrity friend who loves your app. What Quora says about how to market an

Posted in apps, Business, communicating, private sector, social media, working practices

Facilitation Essentials #1. From a clockwork cat timer to a countdown /stopwatch app

This week Chris Bolton shares why a clockwork timer is a core piece of equipment in his facilitation toolbox, and how delegates interact with it. Chris has recently gone digital and upgraded from a clockwork cat timer to a countdown

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Healthcare meets the software revolution

Debbie Provan writes about the various ways in which healthcare professionals use or could use social media and other digital tools both for learning and for providing good health information. Healthcare meets the software revolution by Debbie Provan on the Ayrshire Health blog.

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Estimating Social Media usage within a geographic area

Mark Braggins has embarked on a voyage of discovery to find out how many people in local authority area actually use social media. Estimating Social Media usage within a geographic area by Mark Braggins.

Posted in apps, communicating, data, digital technology, local government, public sector, working practices

Reflections on events

A really useful and thought-provoking post by Mark Braggins with lots of suggestions on how to make unconferences work even better, based on his experiences of attending various events recently. He makes some good suggestions on including remote attenders, and

Posted in apps, blogging, cake/caek, communicating, digital technology, disability, hardware, national government, public sector, social media, software, special events, unconferences, websites, working practices

Why I love – and hate – Instagram

Matt Murray considers the swings and roundabout of using Instagram for his Week 25 contribution to Weekly Blog Club, and illustrates it with some lovely seaside and fairground pictures. Why I love – and hate – Instagram by Matt Murray.

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Reverse geotagging smartphone photos on iPhone with Koredoko

Matt Murray considers an issue that many will have considered: not wanting to connect geo-location data automatically with an image on an iPhone (or iPod Touch) but adding it into the image’s data afterwards. Reverse geotagging smartphone photos on iPhone

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Corporate interviews using the iPhone

Matt Bond has written more of what you can do with an iPhone* for Week 22 – this time, he experiments with recording an interview on video using one. Corporate interviews using the iPhone by  Matt Bond. *Reminds me to update the

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