Posted on July 15, 2016 by Steph Clarke in Health and Social Care, Hyperlocal, Neighbourhoods
Technology, gaming and social media often gets a bad wrap. Zombie teens alone in their bedrooms staring at screens, people isolating themselves staring at a hand held 4 inch screen, shunning real life interactions, Kids no longer willing or able to play outdoors. All this and more has been said of digital technology. I’ve never bought into […]
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Posted on June 19, 2014 by Nick Booth in Citizen Journalism, Government, Hyperlocal, Local Government, Neighbourhoods, Policing, Social Housing, Social Media
There’s a conversation going on in South Birmingham – led by Karen Cheney and Austin Rodriguez and others – about how to get more public democratic processes shared more widely. This builds on various work (including a Cllr in Billesley buying some kit to live stream for the first time their ward ctte meeting). At […]
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Posted on May 16, 2013 by Steph Clarke in Social Media Surgery
This is Rinkoo Barpaga, Rinkoo attended the Erdington Social Media Surgery this afternoon for some help telling the story of a project he’s involved with. In 2 weeks time he’ll be flying to the states to take part in a series of workshops and training sessions with deaf community groups, theatre groups and comedians to […]
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Posted on April 30, 2013 by Steph Clarke in Community Lovers Guide
The third and final stop with our guests was at the Central Birmingham Social Media Surgery. The surgery was in full swing by the time they arrived so Nick took them out onto the terrace to tell them about how the Social Media Surgery Movement started while I got on with managing the surgery… You […]
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