Despite the weather warnings, cancelled trains and chaotic roads the first Multimedia Storymaking Walk was a great success. Kudos to those who made it into Cambridge and spent time with me as we discussed digital story making techniques and had a look at some of the hardware, apps and methodology. It was a lot of fun. Here is a storify with a few captured moments. Don't forget to click the … [Read more...] about A Multimedia Storymaking Walk in Cambridge
UPDATE To find out how you can participate in one of these days, check out Storymaking.net ______________________________ From pitching ideas in the office to posting holiday snaps to your favourite social places, we use stories in every area of our lives. To entertain, explain, educate and engage. We are made of stories. Thanks to the Open University I am able to offer a series of free … [Read more...] about Multimedia Storymaking Walks
When I talk and give workshops I often have a slide stating my concern for the demise of stories on the web. Of course some people use Twitter for just that. Disposable throw-away comments. I doubt micro-bloggers and journalists always feel the same way. Or the people who use twitter instead of email. Or those serialising novels through these channels, seeding projects, replacing letter … [Read more...] about A tweet is not just a tweet – Linkrot and our digital history.
For the last few days I've been sharing more selectively and yet i've written more than I have in a long time. As I have been recovering from my recent operation, most of what I have written has been offline. The recent update to the app 'Day One' has had me now adding photos to my daily diary. There is something liberating about writing a blog for an audience of one. It's not a cheap app, but … [Read more...] about Social Networks Aren’t Free
I hadn't gone into the operating theatre yesterday with the intention of tweeting my operation. Initially I just wanted to interview the Surgeon mid op. Before I continue I must apologise. I'm writing this while under the influence. Painkillers. Powerful ones. Last night I underwent an operation to fix an inguinal hernia. You can get them at any age and I was surprised to find out many of my … [Read more...] about Under The Knife