Monthly Archives: December 2010

No 8: The broadening inkblot: Self-improvement for people who read newspapers (and blogs…)

Tweet If you’re reading this, you’re probably a regular lurker around the blogosphere and the longer, cleverer articles on media websites. You may even go further than that and comment occasionally, “Digg”, share or “like” postings on Facebook. And if … Continue reading

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Sometimes a quote is so good it deserves a posting of its own…

Tweet “An administrator in a bureaucratic world is a man who can feel big by merging his non-entity in an abstraction. A real person in touch with real things inspires terror in him.” – Marshall McLuhan

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City Forward – using public data

Tweet I met IBM’s John Tolva at the Personal Democracy Forum in Barcelona recently – here’s a short vid about his ‘City Forward’ project: I’m putting it here mainly to bookmark it because I think it’s the sort of thing … Continue reading

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Edinburgh & Belfast events – a round up

Tweet There’s not too much to add to the comprehensive write-ups of the Edinburgh and Belfast events that Mick has posted on Slugger O’Toole apart from a remark about how good it was to meet so many new people that … Continue reading

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