Can communications professionals help reinvent what it means to be an elected representative? If that question strikes you as Sir Humphrey calling the shots in a Yes Minister style scenario, the discussion captured here on video about the role of the … [Read more...] about CommsCamp13: Communications unleashed, gender issues and open data
Rob Dale from Local Government Information Unit writes for Talk About Local about Public Notices. Every decision a council takes has a major impact on the lives of local people so it is crucial that whenever it takes a significant decision about … [Read more...] about Public Notices
Over the years I’ve been involved in many community publishing ventures of different shapes and sizes - but not on my doorstep. Recently that’s started to feel a little odd as I know more about the local politics, goings on and issues in … [Read more...] about The making of a hyperlocal – step-by-step
Most people who read this blog, or know me, will know that I have been working on a Nesta & Nominet Trust funded project on Augmented Reality for the past few months. We have been taking content from various places and delivering it to people … [Read more...] about Geolocated content – what do we want?
It's most unlike me to contribute to the rumour frenzy around an Apple launch, but i wanted to put a marker down about Augmented Reality. At Talk About Local we have been doing a lot of work with phone based AR in the field, mainly using iOS … [Read more...] about iPhone 5 and augmented reality – a potential game changer?
Last week we updated our Community Guidelines here on the site. The snappily named community standards and participation guidelines are a plain English guide to what we feel is acceptable here on Talk About Local. They outline what we expect from … [Read more...] about Community Guidelines