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We have pitch expert to help teams, make sure you grill him! 4 minutes for chance at £40k!!
New values as observed by Vinay Venkatraman Leapcraft.Storytelling is central2innovation
This smart sleep tracker tells you why you're not getting enough sleep.
Smart. This should be set up in every significant city too...
What a city! Great backdrop to a well organised . Even the weather didn't defeat
He was talking too much. Stuck a cork in it.
People are always doing things. Have you noticed?
And talking about it, too. Yak yak yak, all day long.
Trying to find the originator of this fantastic change diagram, can anyone help?
meet new colleague working in Sheffield office. Jag gave brill digital intro to Sheff in July:
Why fail - invaluable lessons contained in 76 compiled post-mortem accounts detailing key factors -
Thanks to everyone who came to today. Had patches accepted into BuddyPress, discussions on themes, & answering Qs on support.
cc - Why Data Journalism Classes Are Kinda Empty, In One Chart
Nice to see empathy mentioned in 's talk at cc
Data as Culture 2014 in the Telegraph --
i thought i recognised that guy. He looked like he could be 's son
Not quite Emperor of China taxonomy, but close
Femme v Butch thinking via .
Jason Mesut doing a great presentation at the stage.
OH: "I'm working on [x]."
"We should talk"
"We already are"
Fanboying out on 's tour through comics & visual communication.
This is great - thank you very much to for his notes from via a public evernote via
Klaus, you are too smart for your own good. . hard to keep up!
Keynote speak by Klaut Krippendorf at
What's important is to understand the understanding of others.
- Klaus Krippendorff
Today I spent an awesome hack day with the Sheffield crew
Phenomenal outputs today - school report tool and school choice mapper - both great examples for entries!
Loving the ambitious plans at in Sheffield - some real competitors for Education Challenge!
Sheffield's community are doing themselves proud with data today - school choice ideas aplenty at
I will be hanging out at event tomorrow at the showroom. Come along for some fun
How can the City better connect with citizens? The Task Force's final report suggests 19 key actions:
Built a little prototype tool today for making the IATI organisation ID convention a bit more accessible:
So it looks like we're starting with bingo & stickers then...!
A casual mention in - The Observer - (Thanks )
It was love at first words
In person it grew
5 weeks later I asked
New years day
She said Yes
Quick Viz: of opening words and tips for the day from
Sharing economy, peer economy, collaborative economy, collaborative consumption, What does it all mean?
Hence I made a *very* scientific plot... You are welcome.
. on good KPIs: explainable, focus on people, linked to assumptions, relative, comparable
We're watching giving his talk on the - currently the "Hierarchy of Needs"
Those recommended videos from for reference
seven principles of social design h/t
Had a few people suggesting public funds we should apply for. Default “sorry, no” - we need to be able to quit if something's not working.
Of the many roles on an team - business analyst - is most frequently challenged role. Do we need BA's?
Just took our first booking for 2014. Some people are really keen :-)
So what am I looking for? Thinking about VC investment themes
Please raise your tea to Tony Benn, a great tea drinker, who is unwell at the mo and keep asking his 5 questions
I need a lesson - folks pls avert your eyes NOW if swearing offends - I fucking hate
OH: we need a 'like' button for data sets - let people know their data is loved.
Great day at , watch to find out more. Brill job - good structure, great ppl, exciting ideas
Teams forming, skills swooping, coffee arrived
(previous tweet -- experience from tech startup incubators)
Director of and economic growth says boffins alone can no longer drive economic growth
"We're grounded in a Northern way." - // In terms of King vs Rich, I've noticed the Northern ecosystem leans more to the Rich side.
Open Data In the Hands of the Masses using CKAN API
MT : A lot is written about Tech City. Little is informed or challenging. @stianwestlakeblog is both
They say a 3-month accelerator is like running your business for a year. For me, we've hit that mark in 1 week. Thanks
Still don't know about ? Watch Felicia's announcement! VIDEO
Course, this chap was probably spot of the day.
So long & thanks for all the fish, !
'Non-profits have a charter to be innovators' (or why they have a duty to be more daring & brave) by Seth Godin
Talk to & listen to their how can charities encourage different forms of 'giving'?
There's a lot of stuff in my head. Products, processes, managing, directing, understanding, changing thinking and just getting the job done
Those named in Blood of the Zombies
...but not as Z
The 7 Growth Hacks That Led Groupon to a $12.7 Billion IPO
The first rule of Startup Club is: you do talk about ...
Catalyst endowment fund - usual suspects? mostly building based and/or big orgs w fundraising depts
Google Campus is like being in given we spent <£200 decorating & they spent £5m is a bit odd/disappointing.
A blast from the past: First issue of WIRED (w/Nicholas Negroponte) re-released as an iPad app
The Swedish Govt entrusts the country’s Twitter account to a new citizen every 7 days: ( via )
An important skill that we should all seek to master.
Startups are growing an informal economy. We don't have to wait for the govt to "make jobs" anymore: (via )
Getting started on assisted digital | Government Digital Service
Delighted to learn that our Next Gen review on skills has now had in excess of 20,000 downloads
Why Open Data isn’t enough. | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog Great post
11 Compelling Startup Pitch Archetypes -
Amazing looking job at the Dept of Health - Head of [Digital] Channel Strategy
Amazingly cool integration of and making it simple to link online payments to real world cc
research roadmapping: Register your interest here:
RT : Catalyst Project: Citizens transforming society - tools for change.
blog post: some thoughts on Geek Manifesto:
Brilliant work gds team New guidance for civil servants use of social media published.
Like this RT Big thanks to for forwarding me this link to a reversed kanban board blog:
Thurs event cancelled. If you're free and would like to join us, we're meeting in Manchester 29 May
Head to head: can citizen feedback replace scrutiny? See both sides of the debate and have your say here
Agile is about building great product. Lean is about building great capability. Successful organisations need both.
Love this graphic: The Ilusion of Choice via
Guide to conflict of interest for appointing trustees . also see
You can see our catalogue of tools and technologies we have used in the beta of here:
This is how cities should drive digital innovation! "San Fran's open data policy reaping benefits "
Thinking about Five Stars of Open Data engagement at UKGovCamp (cc )
Digital maturity brainstorm up on Google Docs - what factors should an organisation think about?
A maturity model for public sector digital? Needed? Ideas? Can you can help us? () please RT
Interested in using Kickstarter? has some great advice for you. I'll definitely be using it in .
Awesome plugin for creating relationships between custom post types
What I Learned At Startup School 2011 << great summary, not by me.. the title is deceiving
Agile Requirements by Collaboration: Making Smart Choices about What and When to Build
Jobs Jobs Jobs galore! Designers, 3D design, web and phone app developers ...all sorts
Disrupting Poverty in Leeds - WHATARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT?
We will write a book, honest! Until we do, here's a page to take you on that journey: /cc ,
Well said that young person with the hood! VIDEO
What Exactly is an Online Community Manager? Dictator or role model?
Just got 'Bulldogs!: Sci-Fi That Kicks Ass' - I think it could be the Space Opera RPG I have always wanted. :) http://bit.ly/nH4x56
V.prudy site... RT : Game players! Game makers! Press start to Get Into Gaming! http://j.mp/oQzNNB
Just presented to my first academic group. Didn't fall over. Didn't get lampooned for being an idiot. Phew.
Marshall McLuhan gives the best insights into mass media http://belz.wordpress.com/2011/02/04/marshall-mcluhan/
Open Data Study by Becky Hogge http://bit.ly/md3KVk (via ) <- interesting analysis of reqd components for success
Watching and friends play Zombie Flux card game, demonstrating emergent behaviour from simple system of rules
£12 million investment in new research and development will accelerate innovation and support growth: Further £1... http://bit.ly/hMUi1H
Data Reveals Stories: Part One | Why do data differently? http://bit.ly/fOp63C
Via RT : Why I won't be going to organised hack-days for a while: >> I smiled a little (in a good way)
Sheffield First's Sheffield City Strategy 2010-2020 - PDF download http://bit.ly/dEV7PK
Worrying rise in process obsession in my network - this one of the better ones from tho http://bit.ly/ijklLg
Christmas 2.0 - The modern Story of The Nativity retold through social media and the web http://youtu.be/KZX84pykpcA
Export Delicious bookmarks to Diigo. Just in case ;) http://www.diigo.com/help/bookmark/8
Matthew's blog: Big Society – points out of five (times five) http://bit.ly/giu8AV
Awesome! RT : Academic paper in the style of a choose-your-own-adventure http://bit.ly/eTGiuT
RT wonderful explanation of Metadata best I've ever seen - and art too! http://youtu.be/ulArB9DAnW4 [best viewed with sound off]
£2M feasibility studies competition focus areas are open data; augmenting public services; internet of things; cloud http://bit.ly/grOo0g
One of the images of the day in London for me http://twitpic.com/3ehcpl via
Wrote an article for The Telegraph on Anonymous and digital activism. Should be in the paper tmrw as well http://is.gd/isw2f
32 (Tentative) Beliefs About Community Development: http://wp.me/pFWuX-7g
Reading Big Ideas Fest (bigideasfest) on Twitter: ISKME's Big Ideas Fest: Groundbreaking design-thinking & innov... http://bit.ly/eadc0I
maybe sml agencies cld gang up? ; ) RT : also sucks for smaller agencies ... cementing dominance of bland uber-agencies
Video: Using a Chrome notebook (via googlechrome) http://tumblr.com/xb6zls0zo
Write Space - interesting looking full-screen text editor in the new Google Chrome app store: http://bit.ly/gso32v
Information management key to cost savings at local level http://bit.ly/fQDm9Y
Nine signposts towards Our Society: http://bit.ly/hDgtbE
RT : Open State Visualized http://bit.ly/ftkQH0
Better Tagging with P2: http://wp.me/pf2B5-1vZ
I like these http://www.threadme.co.uk/reallyopenuniversity (and other T-shirts on this site).
Are we addicted to Slacktivism? Good read from
Time to Audit Your Facebook Privacy Settings, Here's How | Fast Company http://bit.ly/dmT5CP
"the institutional innovation manifesto" http://bit.ly/94jBNb
RT : Open source for (HE/FE) libraries event on 25/26 Jan Edinburgh http://ow.ly/3l6hx [ ]
Interesting article on games creating (or not creating) compulsive behaviour in players http://twurl.nl/b1t6pc (HT )
I'm going to "Making the case for higher education in the creative economy" a Universities UK conference http://bit.ly/dQZUgb
RT : calls for us to come together with ideas for a more enterprising UK http://tinyurl.com/25mmyh6
Cardiff Social Media Surgery attendees tell why the SMS is such a good model http://bit.ly/hKC4ZZ
RT Panorama Game Addiction Documentary Examined | http://bit.ly/gCC0mf < nice summary.
great collaboration event this weekend in SF if you are a champion of games + health! http://healthgamescamp.eventbrite.com/
overview: wanting to collect and capture metadata on writing about film drawn from different sources (organised now in diff. ways)
sneak preview of tomorrow's Science Times article "On the hunt for what makes gamers keep gaming" http://nyti.ms/i5cXJY
Can you have too many event tips? Nope! drops 50 tips from seasoned planners http://cot.ag/glNAzx
Samsung Galaxy S owners - As part of the upgrade to FroYo 2.2. your phone will go through a factory reset, so back up your phone...
Reflections on Oxford Open Data Day : Tim's Blog http://bit.ly/gk0NH8
Premise: Open Data: How Not To Cock It Up http://bit.ly/i7LehY
http://zine-it-yourself.blogspot.com/2010/11/post-2-of-3-footprint-zine-fair.html < features some work from me and my son. Great workshop!
"Transparency is empowerment" George Bell at 2010 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_Hg2aZ1lP4
Love this idea. Shared link: O2 using social networking for internal comms http://tinyurl.com/2uyh8n2
RT Huge regeneration effort on Kinder Scout http://bit.ly/ejliAK
Love this. A social media crisis training simulator for from (via ) http://bit.ly/fGk0vZ
Blog: How would you deal with a social media crisis? http://bit.ly/fGk0vZ
What makes an online community explode during snow days? http://bit.ly/hMAOaL
Fantastic science/art event tonight, courtesy of and . I wish I could have stayed longer!
MediaGuardian >> Chromaroma and the onward march of gameification http://bit.ly/h2yjDs
Just put together a quick How To recipe for http://scr.bi/gmtnuP
RT : The Power of WordPress [Infographic] - http://ow.ly/3itT6
Yay! Common Craft - social media in the workplace - http://ow.ly/3iEEb
re http://bit.ly/gvyn9B - that piece is one of the most insightful things I've read in a long while. Cheers for posting!
This is the most amazingly unique site I've seen in a LONG time! - make sure you scroll down: http://cl.ly/3TlE (via ) <-- WOW!
RT : Great stuff from on http://icio.us/UYN1O7
What do games teach us? Nothing? From my blog, Play with Learning http://bit.ly/gCkIgM
Now you can export up to 10 waves at once as PDFs! Check it out on the Google Wave blog: http://goo.gl/QHd2s
Thinking about a 'provocation' for Play Space event on Sat - I'm looking at real-life digital storytelling. You coming? http://bit.ly/csNeoM
RT : RT : RT : In Praise of Social Media Surgeries (and a few concerns) http://wp.me/ppLRZ-aO <= :)
Facebook Places and FourSquare http://nblo.gs/b9gcz
"… could inspire change in the social network arena in the same way that firefox reinvigorated the browser" http://imrn.me/hNk13J
Here's my blog post on a role playing scenario featuring a tree and a safety deposit box for Sheffield charity SHINE - http://bit.ly/epYaUn
Case Study: Freemarket Icons http://danielsolisblog.blogspot.com/2010/11/case-study-freemarket-icons-and-logos.html
Is Wikileaks open government? http://bit.ly/fa6Ype by
RT : The challenges of in Hong Kong http://bit.ly/eKWtwZ
Awesome new Observer series of features by begins with cyber radicals (check out tumblr notebook, too)
arts collaboration - an online place to share ideas http://post.ly/1GAUr
Designer as strategist, researcher & facilitator - http://is.gd/hSTVa [PDF] by . NB includes the phrase "relationship onion" :)
Sad to not be in Manchester for @larkinmcr playfulness, 's game is lighting up Twitter from afar, though.
Ah..looks like the Arts Council's had a crack at the digital media/arts access q too ... http://bit.ly/dNzX4D
Sheffield artists & art-lovers: check out the new website for Bloc studios & : http://www.blocstudios.org/
Goals can be found here - http://arseblog.com/arsenal-video/
Good turn out at £opendatashef tonight. Impressed to see scientists, journos and data pros as well as the devs and geeks there.
Manage Events and Ticketing with and TikiPress http://is.gd/hPrUG
this is awesome!! RT : a thing that lets you play your fav boardgames in new ways.http://bit.ly/gZh4WP
Now, if we all sent this to someone who doesn't get . Brilliance by (via ) http://bit.ly/fQUzD6
http://www.strp.nl/strp/content/program/ music, interface design, data viz, Philips, bruitalism.
Great data viz mapping Vitamin D deficiency from http://bit.ly/gquEAc)
Lessons from Boots on how to attract and keep users (blog post by me): http://bit.ly/hU3JyI
RT : 'Simplifying open data' - gives good, gentle encouragement for publishing local data: http://bit.ly/fmodbS
already happened sorry dude, however meet he might be interested to recruit some Sheffield Geeks in his quest.
The Gamification Encyclopaedia http://j.mp/hKKw17
RT : Wrote a NESTA paper on "gamification", and whether it's as playful as it claims: http://bit.ly/gz6WO3 (free download)