Monthly Archives: October 2009

Bookmarks for October 23rd through October 28th

Awesomeness off of the internet for October 23rd to October 28th: Benefit fraudster caught out online – "A Melbourn benefit fraudster was caught out after council investigators checked her social networking site profile as part of their investigations." James Governor’s … Continue reading

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LocalGovCamp Lincoln

Last Friday saw LocalGovCamp moving to Lincoln for the first of the follow up days. Learning Pool were happy to help out with some sponsorship of the event, which was marvelously organised and convened by Andrew Beeken of Lincoln City … Continue reading

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Policing 2.0: The Citizen and Social Media

While Andrew was so marvelously blogging Government 2010 last Thursday, I was at an event organised by the National Police Improvement Agency, giving a presentation which was an overview of web 2.0 and what it means for public sector services … Continue reading

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Government 2010: Open Data, Mashups and Government Web

And open data! I’ve got to declare an interest here. I’m a cofounder of Timetric – so I, of course, think that open data is a really great thing and we need a lot more of it! The panel for … Continue reading

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Government 2010: Social Inclusion Panel

This panel, chaired by Computer Weekly‘s Tony Collins, started with a call from the stage to stop twittering; sit there, and cover our eyes and mouth. That’s the experience of digital exclusion. According to Martha Lane Fox’s research, 10 million … Continue reading

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