What happens when high school students head to rural Vermont to live and interact without mobile phones and with only limited internet for a few months?
Tim Seal's insight:
If you want to stay in contact with people at a distance you need to use some technology even if it be a pen and paper. It is more about how we choose to interact with this technology rather than the technology being the cause of poor or undesired interaction.
itations in peer-reviewed articles and the impact factor are generally accepted measures of scientific impact. Web 2.0 tools such as Twitter, blogs or social bookmarking tools provide the possibility to construct innovative article-level or journal-level metrics to gauge impact and influence.
Back by popular demand, two more Social Media Surgery events at the ‘Hub on the Hill’ Place Space sessions at the Hanover Centre.
The previous events held in May attracted a great and diverse bunch of individuals and groups who wanted to get more out of the web, and was supported by a top notch array of volunteer ‘surgeons’ helping others with knowledge, skillls and advice.
This has been a common theme to many of the presentations, workshops, webinars and seminars that I have been asked to do over the last few years, but however many times I try to present on this subject I never really feel that I get the message across as clearly and persuasively as I would like.
The influence of technology has impacted all parts of our lives including education in many amazing ways. This infographic from educationalpsychology.net – Twitter 101 is a study on the use of Twitter in the classroom and how it resulted in a positive effect that could change social media and education for good.
Hide&Seek brings you a conference day intended to illuminate the latest and best thinking around the subject of public play. You can buy tickets for the conference right now.
Games are entering the cultural mainstream and becoming part of our civic life, creating a set of challenges and opportunities for professionals tasked with managing public spaces. Through a series of talks from leading thinkers and practitioners, showcases from artists, producers and technology companies, and tailored networking sessions, the Playing in Public Conference creates an environment where new ideas for the future of play in public space can flourish.
What do football trainers scream to their players from the sidelines? Deaf German Twitter user Julia Probst will tell you. She reads the lips of both players and coaches and passes along their wisdom to her growing legion of followers.
Most marketers are tweeting too much on the wrong days, not using hashtags enough and almost never do the one thing that will dramatically boost their retweets -- ask for them -- according to a new s...
This Saturday is a special day for social media, as it’s the 3rd Annual Social Media Day. This annual event was created by Mashable, a household name in social media news blogs, in 2010. Mashable is hosting Meet-ups in 488 cites world-wide. For cities, Search Mashable Meetups.