The current social technology backlash has not only seen me respond in order to defend the tools and channels I use.. (http://bit.ly/frVzww) It has also seen me reflect on the amount of downtime I take in a day and how important that is. The digital social tools we use are amazing. Sharing ideas and thoughts worldwide in the blink of an eye. But without a little time away to formulate these … [Read more...] about Embrace the digital backlash – Take time to think
Archives for January 2011
Not sure if you have read this article in the Guardian. http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/jan/22/social-networking-cyber-scepticism-twitter It's a new article based on and old statement that's been floating around for a while. I imagine it resurfaced due to the book 'Alone Together' hitting the UK shelves soon. Either that or there is little new to report on. For those that only use … [Read more...] about The Isolated – Are you one?
I'll be in Dublin on 15th February running a course on how to make effective video for the web. I'm not sure how many places are left but if you are interested book your place here or give Evelyn from MediaContact.ie a shout on 01 473 2050 … [Read more...] about Five Tips For Successful Online Video
(This blog post also exists in shorter form on the Guardian's website.) 2010 saw massive adoption of social media channels. Not all the right ones in my mind but nevertheless people were saturating themselves with the social web and it felt almost normal to be a geek. We learnt that changing your avatar green just stopped your friends recognising you. Politicians are as engaging online as they … [Read more...] about Into 2011