Category Archives: policy

Fairness, justice and twitter

Twitter Justice

Tweet There have been countless analyses in past weeks on twitter and various issues surrounding super-injunctions, libelous activities and privacy invasion.  I’m not going to engage in an extended rant about this, but just to summarise my perspective: In spite … Continue reading

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Elections, debt and technology: how they interact

Tweet It’s election day here in the UK and I will be spending the evening watching the coverage with two of London’s great ladies, Jemima Gibbons, author of Monkeys with Typewriters, and Mecca Ibrahim (aka Annie Mole) the author of One … Continue reading

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Tweet I haven’t been blogging since the return of aircraft to the skies over Europe, partly because the superstitious side of me (yes it is there, however latent) didn’t want to hope too soon about the availability of flights out … Continue reading

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BectaX – Liveblogging

Tweet I’m here at BectaX and we’re underway, and I’ll be taking notes during the day.  Perhaps it won’t be my usual minute-by-minute liveblogging, but I want to capture a lot of the ideas being discussed.  There’s no power in … Continue reading

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The Death of Facebook Has Been Greatly Exaggerated, AKA Please Learn to Read Statistics

Tweet In the last few days there’s been a lot of rubbish in the media and on tweets and blogs about the recent Ofcom Communications Market Report, saying that the survey results showed the more young people are “staying away … 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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Digital Britain: the Verdict

Tweet Okay I’m well aware that I ought to have posted several issues that have come up lately but I have been busy with client work so have not had a chance to devote sufficient time to posting anything of … Continue reading

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