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Archive for August 11th, 2009

Presentation to BVSC

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Birmingham the social city View more presentations from podnosh. Above is a presentation given at BVSC this morning for a group of managers of voluntary organisations in Birmingham. We wanted  to explain the cities social media” ecology, how it is changing an devolving and what it might mean in terms of their work and power […]

City Murmur tracks how journalists report a neighbourhood.

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This good looking tool extracts street and place names from news reports and shows us how  a city is being reported. Echoes of a range of many mood mapping things, some of which are covered here by Charlie Pinder, and also seems to be have a more local feel than other news mapping tools.  Jon […]