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Archive for January, 2010

Next Central Birmingham Social Media Surgery – January 2010


Stuffed full of mince pies and still dozy from the mulled wine? Time to get back into action and put your serous Social Media cap on for 2010. We took a break in December, and instead held a Social Media Surgery Social (phew!) for all those who had attended or helped at Birmingham surgeries in […]

Mapping road death data


The BBC recently undertook a web project to make road death accidents “relevant to people” during a week’s coverage. Deaths were plotted on a map and searchable by postcode with links to the relevant news article. You can see and interact with the map on the BBC website here. The way the data is presented […]