Juicy tech facts and figures

17 May 2012
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I just love these quarterly presentations posted up on slideshare by Dan Calladine. If you want to keep track of the latest stats, facts and figures, I highly recommend following him. Here’s his latest presentation… Next Generation Media Quarterly April 2012 View more presentations from Dan Calladine And here are some of my particular favourites… […]

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Interview with Caroline Taylor, VP Marketing, Communications & Citizenship, IBM

18 January 2011
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Here’s the fourth of the interviews in my “Not all bosses are anti-social: interview series“. Caroline Taylor (@green_goddess) is VP Marketing, Communications and Citizenship at IBM. In this interview, she talks about the huge benefits IBM has seen in becoming more social within the workplace. As well as giving some background on how social communication […]

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#themeet140 Brighton round-up

17 January 2011
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Next tweetup: Thursday, March 10th, 2011 – RSVP now! Last Thursday, 13th January 2010, saw the first #themeet140 by the sea in Brighton. Myself and Steve Ward (@cloudninerec), my partner in crime co-organiser, were both really excited about the event. There’d been a great buzz in the build up to the event, with a brilliant […]

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The US Ryder Cup team simply can’t be trusted

30 September 2010
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Well that’s pretty much what Corey Pavin’s saying isn’t it? I felt compelled to write this blog after hearing that Corey Pavin had decided to ban the US Ryder Cup team from tweeting this weekend. @AdrianMelrose kindly shared a great post written by David Dusek of and I couldn’t agree more with much of […]

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Are there more introverts than extroverts on the social web?

22 June 2010

I’m convinced – there are more introverts actively using the social web than there are extroverts. Yep, that’s a pretty bold statement and I know many people will put up a good fight on this one – probably the more extroverted amongst us. However I’m pretty convinced. So, I’d like to carry out some research […]

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Twestival – I’m challenged to wear an I HEART STEVIE G t shirt!

21 March 2010

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a regional co-ordinator for Twestival, the global twitter festival taking place on Thursday 25th March – raising money for Concern. We’re setting a target of £250 for all four of our Twestival UK & Ireland regional co-ordinators to submit themselves to a humiliating challenge for the day. And, my challenge […]

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Twestival – using social media for social good – 25 March 2010

20 March 2010

If ever there was a great example of the power of social media, Twestival is it. Twestival (Twitter Festival) uses social media for social good – this year, having education as its chosen theme. Organised 100% by volunteers, through Twitter, on March 25 2010, hundreds of cities across the world will be hosting events to have […]

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Virgin Media twits twekking for Great Ormond Street

18 June 2009

On 19th June, six of us from Virgin Media will be setting off on a sponsored #trek, raising money for Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to fund a state-of-the-art cardiac theatre in the new heart and lung centre for children. The trek will retrace the steps of the Romans and their great feat of engineering […]

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