Haven’t done a plain links post for ages. I’m trying to get away from lists, but perhaps a few annotated links can be a good way of tracking current interests. Or a nice Sunday displacement activity. Events…many are still completely unamplified or curated, but for this seminar on the power of social media to support [...]
Back in November I wrote a post on social network analysis based on a session at the first DREaM workshop. In it I predicted that the community would be analysing themselves, so I was delighted to see the follow-up session at the final DREaM event. At the first workshop participants were asked: Whether they were [...]
LawTech Camp London was held in London on 29 June. Here’s my take on the early sessions, plus some broader reflections – part 2 on data to follow.
Can you guess what it is yet? Below are nine diagrams showing how people tweeting the hashtags for recent events are connected. Simply screenshots taken the day after the event in question from Friendviz – rough and ready, but the idea is just to see what different sorts of networks look like. (Note: a Friendviz search is limited [...]
IWMW is the annual conference for Web managers in UK higher/further education. Following my series of posts on IWMW 2010 here’s this year’s exhaustive effort. #iwmw11was great – both in terms of content and amplification. Even as a rather sporadic remote participant this year I still got a lot out of it. Working backwards here’s my Top [...]
Netskills, a UK training and support service, hosted two webinars in June: The rhetoric of openness – Dave White (University of Oxford) explored the influence of technology on ‘openness’ and educational institutions’ relationship to the concept Supporting researcher engagement with social tools – Alan Cann (University of Leicester) considered the potential of social tools for [...]
Update, 3 May 2011: the discussion concluded at the IA Summit in Denver on 1 April. Two roundup posts give some useful guidelines for anyone managing a network or community: You the User | Currybet There’s a discussion going on about communities, specifically about communities for UX (that’s user experience to the uninitiated.) It’s asking [...]