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Twitter and businesses

Some useful pointers to how Twitter can fail for businesses. There are lessons here for everyone: you need a voice / a viewpoint to work well in any conversation. A list of sale items is a catalogue, not an advert. So despite the author’s negative conclusion, I...

The case for digital inclusion not so simple after all

While we all see digital inclusion as a required push for government, I can’t help feeling that the push to get broadband everywhere is driven by the technology providers (what about tethered mobiles or dongles?). It also focuses on a relatively small proportion...

The local data.gov-driven paper

Nice idea to get a “newspaper” (well “informationpaper”) when you (for example) move to a new area. Surely some form of PDF delivery would ease production costs? Obviously the web / scraper back end costs money, but you could cache output as it...