The talkaboutlocal team has a long-standing relationship with the Guardian Media Group’s n0tice.com.Quite aside from my involvement as one of the platform’s founders, the rest of the talkaboutlocal team has also been actively engaged in helping to … [Read more...] about The evolution of n0tice to help publishers with user content
I recently gave an interview to Ian at the Four-i's podcast about content issues. It was published today and you can hear it via the player below.Content Matters #6: Talk About Local by Four-I'S on Mixcloud … [Read more...] about Podcast: Talk About Local's hyperlocal work
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?
This morning, well last night actually, www.police.uk went live.Police.uk allows you to look at crime data by place name postcode or address, so really handy if you are looking to move, but also quite a handy content idea for your Hyperlocal … [Read more...] about Police Crime Mapping Site Goes Live
When Birmingham Irish Heritage Group committee member Charlie Leydon sadly died in February, chair Mike Walsh was keen for there to be a written tribute to him in two publications popular with group members - The Harp newspaper and the Digbeth is … [Read more...] about Content idea: Obituaries and Local Births, Deaths & Marriages
On Saturday 15th July 'Pindec', of BirminghamB29.com, led a walk around the B29 postcode perimeter. But this was no summer stroll, this was a Tortoise Walk: Apparently, in 1840s Paris, it was very trendy to wander around with a tortoise on a lead to … [Read more...] about B29 tortoise walk