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Nothing’s really new…

A quick post as I am preparing my slides for the knowledge management talk I’m delivering on Thursday. In the slides, one of the key points is that the internet from the very beginning was designed as a tool for … Continue reading

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If place is a system, let’s make it an open source one

This is a post that has been brewing for a long while, so sorry if it smells a bit. The basic concept hit me during FutureGov‘s excellent CityCamp London event, and keeps reoccurring as I have chats with people and … Continue reading

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We need more councillors, not less

The MJ reports on Buckinghamshire County Council’s successful bid to reduce the number of members elected to it, from 57 to 49, in the name of cost cutting. County deputy leader Bill Chapple said: ‘I’m delighted the commission is taking … Continue reading

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The network is the computer

Google announced a bunch of stuff last week, finally bringing to the mainstream some bits of tech that have been bubbling away for a few years now. One is the Chrome operating system, a lightweight OS for netbooks that pretty … Continue reading

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Me ‘talking’ about UKGovCamp and unconferences on Local by Social

I am facilitating a session on (at?) the Local by Social online conference on Monday, 8th November at 13:30 on the topic of the GovCamp movement and unconferences in general. A couple of levels of sign up are required (it’s … Continue reading

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