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Digital local resources – and a bit about Your Square Mile

Continuing the posts about local digital communities, here are a couple of links to interesting research and publications on the subject, which I’ve been giving a re-read recently. The Online Neighbourhood Networks Study – from Hugh Flouch and Kevin Harris. … Continue reading

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Big and small societies

I had the pleasure on this lunchtime of spending time with Nick Booth – the man (the legend?) behind Podnosh, and the phenomenon that are Social Media Surgeries. What I love about Nick is that he is a connector – … Continue reading

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Shane McCracken on Big Society

Shane McCracken is a good guy, and when he blogs about something it is worth paying attention. Here’s his view on the Big Society. That is what Big Society is to me. Local people taking control of their local facilities … Continue reading

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Big society: app stores and hyperlocal democracy

David Wilcox has been doing a great job documenting the discussions around the Big Society agenda, which according to the website, is an organisation being set up by frustrated citizens for frustrated citizens, to help everyone achieve change in their … Continue reading

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