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The Art of Brevity

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Tweet There’s been a great deal of teeth-gnashing and wringing-of-hands lately about social media and its supposed impact on deep thinking and considered argument formation, let alone relationship development. ¬†These (largely groundless) concerns miss a crucial aspect of deep thinking: … Continue reading

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Martha Lane Fox: Getting it wrong (Edited: but prepared to correct herself)

Tweet EDIT: To her credit, Martha has clarified her post and noted she was only asking an open ended question. ___________________________________ This morning, UK Digital Inclusion Champion, Martha Lane Fox tweeted Pew Internet research from the US on the average … Continue reading

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Why academia isn’t delivering on applied research

Tweet Recently I have found myself having several separate discussions about a need for applied research on social media and new technologies.¬† In light of Digital Britain debates about creative industries and the need to invest in British businesses in … Continue reading

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