Monthly Archives: May 2010

"Your mascots are worse than our mascots… And… and… YOU SMELL!"

There’s nothing like the sweet tang of revenge and Canada’s National Post is in gleeful form after the London 2012 Olympic mascots were revealed, with no less than four articles dedicated to poking fun:Olympic mascots: Who’s laughing now, London?  London’s … Continue reading

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Tindle Newspapers: Hyperlocal successes may not pay the mortgage

Sir Ray Tindle was speaking at the Local Heroes conference last week and, from Twitter, I detected a lot of love in the air for  what he was saying, but it was only when going through my rss reader  today … Continue reading

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Llightening talks and more from Liver and Mash – Mashed Libraries 2010

I spent an informative morning at the Mashed Libraries event in Liverpool on Friday. I don’t normally go around crashing unconferences but I’d been asked to speak, and as a result I got to sit in on some really informative … Continue reading

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Making maps to challenge readers with UMapper

I’m not normally a big fan of verbing words but today I’ve been Umapping. Or, to be more specific, I discovered a mapping tool that has a neat little online game you can make,to send users clicking  against the clock, … Continue reading

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