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Social media cost-effective for councils?

Use social media rather than traditional is the call from public service. It is hard to make savings on social media unless they are carefully targeted and run. Conversations are often open- ended in new media, and this can increase...

Digital inclusion needs careful management

Lots to digest in this summary of evidence on the effects on children of increased home computer availability. Two key points:Mathematics and reading test scores drop a little with the growing use of home computersIntroduction of broadband internet widens racial and...

Data first, then ask what analysis is needed

Give me less information and more data! Good call from the development aid community (here the World Bank) to get the data out there first and spend less time up front trying to second guess how people might use it and what questions they are going to ask.