How was your Easter? Mine was spent hugging my new air purifier (thanks for the idea Mr O’Neil) and embracing my new life as a shut-in to escape the pollen infected hellscape of the outside world. This did mean an unusual amount of adulting was undertaken. I’ve always taken a perverse pleasure in how un-digital … Continue reading 8.2..he is risen
OK it has been pointed out to me by one or two people that my blog post yesterday might have been a little bit negative! I'm not going to pretend I haven't been frustrated by elements of my new role but things are slowly improving and its just a case of trying to get in … Continue reading The Negative zone..
Today (28/09/07) I was supposed to be giving a presentation to the TERENA-PR working group in Lisbon about using Web 2.0 in our communications, marketing and PR work. However, due to plumbing problems in the flat above me leading to a waterfall in my kitchen I haven't made the trip. Not one to let my … Continue reading Working with Web 2.0 – a presentation to the TERENA-PR working group
In September I am heading to Lisbon [nice!] to give a talk to the TERENA-PR group about the ideas behind the 'amplified conference'. This idea has been getting some traction recently in and around JISC (though it has been a mainstay of the growing number of Web 2.0 related events for a couple of years) … Continue reading JISC and the ‘amplified conference’
David Weinbergers new book definitely brings out my inner librarian but while I generally have enjoyed it [despite its massively geeky nature] I'm not sure I 100% agree with some of its major points [plus it good be a bit shorter - it kind of runs out of steam] While I do agree that tagging … Continue reading Everything is (not quite) miscellaneous