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July 16, 2008

All your contacts are belong to us

July 16, 2008

Laurence Kaye reports: Hays has won an application in the High Court against an ex-employee, ordering him to disclose confidential information stored on his LinkedIn account which had been accumulated during his employment with Hays. We might think that in Academia we're not exposed to this kind of  big-brotherism, but I ...

From: Yishay Mor - Read more

March 29, 2008

Permissions granularity ABC

March 29, 2008

Picture credit: Peek-a-boo by Annie in Belziers, Lolcat title added I'm almost sure that's my most boring title to date, but hey, please feel free to refrain from reliving any duller former glories.  Anyhow, I should have two fantastic launches to celebrate soon, both of which will be of interest to people using, providing ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

January 16, 2008

Tom Hodgkinson’s rant on (or should I say about?) Facebook

January 16, 2008

Tom Hodgkinson (in the old media corner) squares up against the new(ish) contender Facebook.  A quick google search reveals that Tom does have an Internet profile: he tells us that he plays the ukulele, and he does blog about his current reading in a convergent media fashion.  Also, anyone who has a web site called the Idler (with a ...

From: Frances Bell - Read more

Facebook: Neo-con social experiment?

January 16, 2008

The Guardian ran Tom Hodgkinson blistering critique of Facebook a couple of days ago. While I'm not in the business of defending any particular social networking site – I’m a platform neutral kind of gal - I do however see the value in social networking sites and I am interested in exploring their potential for social participation ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

October 30, 2007

Show that you Share! In Utrecht!

October 30, 2007

I'm delighted to have been asked to lead a workshop on social networking services and social search at the forthcoming Bazaar European Conference, 14 December 2007 in Utrecht, the Netherlands. For those of you who don't know, Bazaar is a European funded project seeking to support the development of a community around Open Source Software ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more