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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 […]

Brian Simpson from 24Carrots talk about his first Social Media Surgery


Brian Simpson from 24Carrots.org.uk agreed to talk me, just after he finished his very first session at the most recent Social Media Surgery. Brian, unlike many of the other folk there, is from a technological background. He works with data and web technologies on a daily basis, he had even used some of the social […]