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June 2010

Technology to support innovation

June 21, 2010

Intro A post about my interest in tools to support idea gathering and the innovation process. Part of a growing series [ok, so I’ll make it part of a series when I do the next post ;-)]. Definition As ever, Wikipedia provides a decent definition: Innovation is a change in the thought process for doing […]



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Quick write up of ‘Data Reveals Stories’

June 17, 2010

Introduction Yesterday I attended ‘Data Reveals Stories’: Hoult Session # 2 with mySociety – with the blurb describing it as: Northern Film & Media host mySociety for our second Hoult Session: a one-day seminar in Newcastle on June 16 about how Britain’s new wealth of open data can be harnessed to reveal hidden stories, tell […]



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Technology Strategy Board – potential sources of funding

June 3, 2010

Introduction Last week I attended a presentation by the Technology Strategy Board about two competitions they are running. It was the morning before Thinking Digital, and included an enjoyable presentation by Ewan McIntosh (more details at Partnering for Innovation: NoTosh helping launch £18m digital fund). I thought it would be useful to reproduce the related […]



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Presentation from Cloudcamp Gateshead with slides & video of my talk

June 2, 2010

Introduction A post covering my recent attendance at CloudCamp Gateshead on May 5, 2010. The organiser, Ross Cooney, asked me to give an introduction to Cloud Computing, and was kind enough to edit the footage taken by Northern Net. As of the time of writing this post (2nd June 2010), the slides have had 8847 […]



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