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Archive for September, 2009

Next Central Birmingham Social Media Surgery – Thursday 15 October


It’s the anniversary of the first Birmingham Social Media surgery, designed to help voluntary and community groups in Birmingham make the most of social media and the web. To mark the occasion we will be hosting our usual Social Media Surgery session at the Fazeley Studios, Digbeth. When and where?

Next Lozells Social Media Surgery – Tuesday 29 September


The next Social Media Surgery for the Lozells district is scheduled for Tuesday 29 September and is once again hosted by John Heavens and his team of voluntary surgeons. This is the third Social Media Surgery to be held in Lozells, following the success of the first two earlier this year. The surgery will be held […]

The Gen-Y of data mashers: using what the government gave you


As more and more data becomes available to the public online, how we present and use this information becomes increasingly important. Now young people are getting involved to create a generation of data mashers. Young Rewired State was a two-day project in London focused on technophile 15-18 year-olds encouraging them to construct something new and […]