Jul 112014
 
European Conference on Social Media (#ECSM2014) Day 2 LiveBlog

Today I am, once again, at the European Conference on Social Media (#ECSM2014) at the University of Brighton. I will be presenting my paper, “Learning from others mistakes: how social media etiquette distorts informal learning online” this afternoon but until then I will be blogging the talks I attend. As usual this is a live blog so please let [...]

 July 11, 2014  Posted by at 9:55 am Events Attended, LiveBlogs Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
Jul 102014
 
European Conference on Social Media 2014 (#ECSM2014) Day One LiveBlog

Today I am at the European Conference on Social Media (#ECSM2014) at the University of Brighton. I will be presenting my paper, “Learning from others mistakes: how social media etiquette distorts informal learning online” this afternoon but until then I will be blogging the talks I attend. As usual this is a live blog so please let me know [...]

 July 10, 2014  Posted by at 10:36 am Events Attended, LiveBlogs Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
Jul 092014
 

Today I am at the Student Social Media Showcase (#SSMS2014) and the Mixed Methodologies Seminar, both precursors to the European Conference on Social Media (#ECSM2014) which I will be at until Friday. I’ll try to liveblog most of the conference days but today I’ll be posting notes as this is a loosely structured day. The [...]

 July 9, 2014  Posted by at 11:15 am Events Attended, LiveBlogs Tagged with: , , ,  No Responses »
Jun 022014
 
How to... Update and Maintain a Storify

Whilst we have been using Storify at EDINA for a number of years for services, projects and events, it has gradually become a more routine part of our monitoring process. That partly reflects the fact that Storify is now a more stable tool to use (although still quite buggy), but also the interest in evidencing interactions, interest, [...]

May 302014
 
Share Your Public Engagement Experiences at the Beltane Annual Gathering 2014!

On 12th June the Beltane Public Engagement Network will be holding their Annual Gathering (#ebag14), an opportunity for those working in public engagement throughout Edinburgh (and beyond) to gather, chat and share experiences. This year the theme of the event is “Citizens, Research!” and the lovely folk of Beltane have asked me to be part of the event, knowing [...]

 May 30, 2014  Posted by at 6:59 pm Uncategorized Tagged with: , ,  No Responses »
May 142014
 

Today I am at the University of Edinburgh Digital Humanities and Social Sciences‘ Digital Scholarship Day of Ideas 2014 which is taking place at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, High Street Yards, Edinburgh. This year’s event takes, as it’s specialist focus, “data”. These notes have been taken live so my usual disclaimers apply and comments, [...]

 May 14, 2014  Posted by at 10:10 am Events Attended, LiveBlogs Tagged with: , , ,  1 Response »
May 052014
 

This is a quick post to let readers of this blog know that there will be an Open Rights Group Scotland discussion day with Charlie Stross, Jim Killock and others, in Edinburgh during the afternoon of Saturday 10th May 2014 (next Saturday). Unfortunately I don’t think I will be able to make it along on Saturday but I [...]

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May 012014
 
Spreading the benefits of digital participation inquiry report launched

I am delighted to announce that yesterday the Royal Society of Edinburgh Spreading the Benefits of Digital Participation Inquiry Report was launched at an event in Edinburgh. I am colossally proud to have been part of this Inquiry and I hope our findings will have a real and positive impact on the uptake and best [...]

 May 1, 2014  Posted by at 10:06 am Uncategorized Tagged with: , ,  No Responses »