Archive for the ‘CDB’ Category

Government 2.0 a rubbish name for a good initiative?

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008I really enjoyed this article in the Guardian Government 2.0 is a rubbish name for a good initiativeGovernment 2.0 is a daft term. Its first airing, as the title of one of those management-consultant books on "how the ...

Technology and learning – a thought for the day

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008In April 2006, Susan Greenfield sponsored a debate ( More ) in the house of Lords based around the impact of the latest technologies on the way young people might think and learn differently from previous generations.In her ...

Why the furniture of traditional advertising fails within a social media context

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008Dave Cushman at Faster future blogspot has put together a slide deck explaining the above principal| View | Upload your ownNice one Dave and JMac adds his own contributionAll good stuff and of course this ...

YouTube co-creation rev share

Monday, January 29th, 2007YouTube founder Chad Hurley confirmed to the BBC that his team was working on a revenue-sharing mechanism that would "reward creativity".The system would be rolled out in a couple of months, he said, and use a mixture of adverts, ...

New distribution models – via skype

Monday, January 29th, 2007That old warhorse Le Monde has embraced the digital ageLe Monde Diplomatique has put its monthly English publication online as a digital edition, along with a year of back issues.Le Monde Diplomatique has opted to go with ...

BBC to develop social networking Web sites

Monday, January 29th, 2007The British Broadcasting Corporation plans to develop its online presence by providing social networking sites based on its most popular brands such as Top Gear, a BBC spokeswoman said on Thursday.The world-renowned broadcaster is looking to tap into the ...

Revolutions, paradigms and the “surge” of development

Monday, January 29th, 2007From Technological Revolutions and Financial CapitalA great surge of development is defined here as the process by which a technological revolution and paradigm propagate across the economy, leading to structural changes in production, distribution, communication and consumption ...

Wikipedia bigger than google?

Sunday, January 28th, 2007John Naughton examines the loop between Wikipedia and the major search engines and asks whether the encyclopedia is now as dominant as GoogleWikipedia is as much part of our cultural fabric as is the notion of search. ...

Sensational Journalism has become part of the mainstream

Sunday, January 28th, 2007Perhaps in a desire to keep readers, national newspaper have apparently become more sensational and personal - or is it something else? Personally I don't know.ButSensationalism, over-simplification and "emotionalisation"'. Research commissioned by Die Zeit , the ...

Archaeology in a connected world

Sunday, January 28th, 2007There are times when you feel that you are going over the same old ground.So then - its great when the words Archaeology and Communities find each other.And why not. Why can't archaeology be more collaborative?So here is a post ...

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