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Archive for May, 2010

Data scraping using Google Docs spreadsheets

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Thanks to Paul Bradshaw I recently came across a post by Tony Hirst who has very helpfully provided an extraordinary lesson in the joys (and I do mean joys) of scraping data using Google Docs, which I strongly recommend following if you’re at all interested in these sorts of things and haven’t seen it (it […]

June 2010’s Central Birmingham Social Media Surgery

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We’re now looking forward to the next Central Birmingham Social Media Surgery, which will be at the Studio in Central Birmingham on Tuesday June 8 between 5.30 and 7pm. The address is 7 Cannon Street,¬†Birmingham, West Midlands B2 5EP. If you’re from a Birmingham-based voluntary or community group and would like to receive some friendly […]

May’s Central Birmingham Social Media Surgery

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We’re heading towards our next Central Birmingham Social Media Surgery, which will be on Tuesday May 11, 2010 at the studio, 7 Cannon Street, which is just off New Street in central Birmingham. If you belong to a Birmingham-based community or neighbourhood group or charity please come and join us. You can drop in any […]