August #1

Creative Commons

Creative Commons Launches CC OpenID Profile

“Rights Expression vs. Rights Enforcement: clarifying the Associated Press story”


Sematic web

Open Knowledge Foundation: Open Data and the Semantic Web Workshop, London, 13th November 2009: 

JISC project report on Semantic technologies in learning & teaching :


Digital Britain

Consultation on legislation to address illicit P2P filesharing ends 15th September 


Future of journalism

Media Show R4: Observer closure threat, paywalls, Help Me Investigate, hyperlocal, Jeff Jarvis, Paul Bradshaw iPlayer link

Reuters Steps Up; Says Linking, Excerpting, Sharing Are Good Things For The News



Investigation into Web Content Management in Higher Education Institutions now available

Higher Education video podcasting projects: Opencast and Steeple


Open Government

Openly Local Opens up Local Government data –

Guardian talks to director of digital engagement on Twitter & more 



The Guardian’s information architect offers tips for designing news apps that are easy to use


Open access publishing

PLoS Med video for their 5th birthday , editing an open medical publication



Nielsen on Enterprise 2.0. Employee led, minimal governance, not going away.

Pew Internet study: 62% of Online Adults Watch Video Online

Only 5% of Twitter’s users account for 75% of all the activity on the service; nearly 33% is from bots:

“the leading keywords for those with less than 1000 followers are “Web designer”, “love”.. and “Web developer”