Tag Archives: Hyperlocal

October #5

Archive
BFI partners with Blinkbox to broadcast classic British films online New Media Age

JISC Report: Digitisation of special collections: Mapping, assessment, prioritisation

“How are we to know that digitisation is serving the needs of the Higher Education community and is sustainable in the long-term?”
Resource Shelf

Consultations
Digital Engagement is Everyone’s Job Dextrous web
Let’s talk about Government Consultations and Write To Reply. Blog+video Jadu

Google Wave
Google Wave Use Cases: Education RWW
Google Wave and News Jeff Jarvis

Journalism
Are there too many journalism degrees? Discuss. Online Journalism Blog
Homeless but not hopeless: intern for Elle’s advice column gets $150 a month for expenses. Guardian
Court ruling ‘clarifies law on user-generated content’ Hold the Front Page

Local news reporting
Links, post its and tweetdoc for #cabinet discussion on government and #hyperlocal news Talk About Local
Report on the hyperlocal news discussion at Cabinet DCMS meeting
MPs accuse councils of producing ‘propaganda’ newspapers Guardian

Mapping
BBC: Crime, health and environment. Awards offered for map data mash-ups
Ordnance Survey Geovation Awards £10k, £5k competition details

Open Educational Resources
Yale adds ten more open courses via CC BY-NC-SA
JISC Podcast: Open Access – Harvard’s Success Story with Robert Darnton
The value of OERs is the contribution to the Commons. Talis education interview


October #5

Archive
BFI partners with Blinkbox to broadcast classic British films online New Media Age

Consultations
Digital Engagement is Everyone’s Job Dextrous web
Let’s talk about Government Consultations and Write To Reply. Blog+video Jadu

Google Wave
Google Wave Use Cases: Education RWW
Google Wave and News Jeff Jarvis

Journalism
Are there too many journalism degrees? Discuss. Online Journalism Blog
Homeless but not hopeless: intern for Elle’s advice column gets $150 a month for expenses. Guardian
Court ruling ‘clarifies law on user-generated content’ Hold the Front Page

Local news reporting
Links, post its and tweetdoc for #cabinet discussion on government and #hyperlocal news Talk About Local
Report on the hyperlocal news discussion at Cabinet DCMS meeting
MPs accuse councils of producing ‘propaganda’ newspapers Guardian

Mapping
BBC: Crime, health and environment. Awards offered for map data mash-ups
Ordnance Survey Geovation Awards £10k, £5k competition details

Open Educational Resources
Yale adds ten more open courses via CC BY-NC-SA
JISC Podcast: Open Access – Harvard’s Success Story with Robert Darnton
The value of OERs is the contribution to the Commons. Talis education interview


October #1

Archive
Legal delays have blown a hole in UK’s digital heritage Guardian

Journalism
YouTube Video: Clay Shirky on Internet Issues Facing Newspapers from Berkman Centre for Internet & Society
Ars Technica summarizes the Knight Commission report on serving the news needs of local communities local news
Roy Greenslade: Local news start-ups need professional input Guardian

Freedom of Information
Right to inspect audit documents trumps commercial confidentiality Campaign for Freedom of Information

iPhone Appstore
It’s business not a gold rush. Developers aren’t getting rich

Mapping
Home Office Safer Streets -map where you feel safe /unsafe in Solihull

Open Data
The wraps come of data.gov.uk private beta preview

Postcodes
Royal Mail sent a ‘cease and desist’ letter to Ernest Marples Ltd, the organisation providing a post code API allowing social projects to use post code searches.
Because of this, many useful websites are no longer functioning, including PlanningAlerts.com, Job Centre Pro Plus and Healthware.
Petition the PM to encourage Royal Mail to offer a free postcode database to non-profit and community websites

Research
Improbable research IgNobel prizewinners 2009
Guide to the Research Excellence Framework Consultation. Have your Write To Reply

Usability
The myth of the page fold: evidence from user testing

Twitter
Techcrunch: Twitter’s upcoming lists feature