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The 5th Feb Low Down

Here are my favourite links for the week, go have a read...

The Go London social innovation competition launches today! Get your bright ideas in to get London moving at http://www.go.london.nhs.uk/ #golondon

Young social reporters now have lots more interviews up from young people in a digital world event #ypdw2010 - http://bit.ly/cMCmOo

"Stop talking about innovation" - follow Peter on his new blogsite http://peterharrisonblogs.blogspot.com/ #blog #innovation #management

New blog post: Top hyperlocal blogs http://scottishroundup.co.uk/2010/02/01/top-hyperlocal-blogs/

New post on money matters and @Financial_Tales http://redjotter.wordpress.com/2010/02/03/financial-fairy-tales/ ( one for @gandy )

Six Emerging Technologies That Will Impact College Campuses http://bit.ly/bZ8DR2

Public Libraries Take Information Literacy to the Next Stage http://bit.ly/96V7e0

LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival 2010 http://bit.ly/a8wd5j

The App School – Creative Innovation Lab: The App School Creative Innovation Lab We’re on the look-out for young p... http://bit.ly/cnWorr

Bristol City Council ask the public to review their bus services http://bit.ly/cyTAfY

Attitude Really is Everything http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/attitude-really-is-everything

Why the Social Web can't be ignored http://literacyispriceless.wordpress.com/2010/02/03/why-the-social-web-cant-be-ignored-2/

The World's First Tweetup on an Aircraft: http://www.penn-olson.com/2010/02/03/breaking-the-worlds-first-tweetup-on-an-aircraft/

NASA Astronuat Tweets From Space http://www.penn-olson.com/2010/01/22/nasa-astronaut-tweets-from-space/

Lessons Learned fr http://www.smartertravelsutton.org.uk/: http://tinyurl.com/yhjoo6y 

31 Interesting Social Media Data Visulisation Tools http://pulse2.com/2010/02/03/31-interesting-social-media-data-visualization-tools/

OpenAmplify -  identifies the parts of speech in text and captures indicators of emotional meaning http://davidkuhta.com/2010/02/semantic-technologies-in-action-openamplify/

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council

On-line Digital Inclusion Conference

Putting People First: using digital inclusion to promote life chances within a rural community

You are invited to take part in an on-line conference, hosted by the IDeA, on 2nd 3rd and 4th of March 2010

As a Beacon Council for Digital Inclusion we wish to share our experiences in using digital technology to improve peoples’ lives through improving access to services and tackling social exclusion in a rural setting.

Specific topics will include:

·“Talking Heads” - A series of brief podcasts from a range of people including our Chief Executive, Heads of Service and members of the community, with their views on digital inclusion and the differences it can make.

·Digital inclusion - the journey

·How the use of data has transformed our ability to reach vulnerable people and achieve efficiencies

·Working with partners to improve peoples’ lives

This free conference is intended to be a shared learning experience for everyone who is striving to make a step change in digital inclusion.  To take part you need to take a few minutes to register on the IDeA’s Communities of Practice website at http://www.communities.idea.gov.uk/

If you require any further information or have any queries, please contact Louise Walker, Beacon Co-ordinator Staffordshire Moorlands District Council Tel: 01538 395758 Email: louise.walker@staffsmoorlands.gov.uk

- Kirsty Russell

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