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Posts Tagged ‘Neighbourhoods’

Local data and the Data.gov.uk site


In January the data.gov.uk site was launched at an event at the Guardian’s headquarters in London. For the unitiated, this site is the government’s attemp, under the guidance of World Wide Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Professor Nigel Shadbolt, to take data that is in the hands of the government and make it available […]

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 […]

First Social Media Surgery for Lozells – Tuesday July 14th 2009


As part of a small number of surgeries we are able to run in neighbourhoods in Birmingham this summer (we started with Acocks Green) we’re coming to Handsworth/Lozells next week. If you are from a neighbourhood or community group in the area and want to understand how blogging, facebook, twitter or other parts of what’s […]