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Liveblog of Hansard Society event on Digital MPs

Tweet 6:35 Jon Kingsbury (NESTA) begins by talking about the growth areas for digital media businesses. he feels there is enormous growth for the public sector in engaging with the public for better quality and low cost public services. Kingsbury … Continue reading

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Top 5 Questions about the UK Election result [UPDATED!]

Tweet 1.  Who won the UK Election? Still no one party. And nobody voted for a Coalition. 2.  Who are the leaders of the the UK? Prime Minister: David Cameron Deputy Prime Minister: Nick Clegg 3.  Did the Lib Dems … Continue reading

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UK Election: A forgone conclusion

Tweet Tomorrow Gordon Brown is expected to announce an election for 6 May here in the UK.  As with the 2007 election in Australia, I’m calling it well in advance: the Conservatives will win. This has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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Policy, public engagement and emergent technology

Tweet This week in Australia, the establishment of a new taskforce was announced, the Government 2.0 Taskforce, in emulation of the UK’s Power of Information Taskforce which reported in March of this year.  Leaving aside the woeful title of Australia’s … Continue reading

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Rethinking connectivity

Tweet Over the coming weeks I’ll be speaking or facilitating conversations about how social media can be deployed for positive action, be it in commercial contexts, public sector organisations, non-profits and charities or in research.  But unless I’m speaking to … Continue reading

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