Tag Archives: explanation

Introducing a Social Publishing model

During their studies at the University of Marburg, the brothers Grimm, who were academics, linguists and cultural researchers before becoming storytellers, came to see language as closely linked to culture and therefore cultural expression. Just as personal values shape the … Continue reading

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#HSCLeeds

#HSCLeeds is the hashtag/callsign that folk in health and social care in Leeds are using as we join up to discuss and develop the use of social media to help make a difference for people who need support in our city. Anyone … Continue reading

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Making it real

Sometimes things happen and it just feels right. The above moment was a big issue, for me and my organisation. An idea that could easily have been left in a pub somewhere became real. Leeds City Council gathered 90 of its … Continue reading

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Waiting for the smoke

Analogies help explain things that are complicated; whether we overcomplicate them in the first place; possible and in some cases probable or whether they are things or processes that just aren’t easy to explain. I suppose it’s a sort of … Continue reading

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Green shoots

This is the first of what I hope will be more regular updates about things that are happening in Leeds that ‘organisations’ are doing to understand what being more sociable might be and then being it. Both in how they … Continue reading

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Let’s get sociable – where it all started

BBC4 ran a series called ‘The year the Town Hall shrank’; a moving documentary about how Stoke on Trent Council made the first year of required cuts to services. Nobody wants to make cuts to services. Nobody wants to be on … Continue reading

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Not a jolly

In October 2012 I attended one of the events at Leeds Digital Festival. Titled Facebook v Reality, it was a session exploring what the perfect social media platform would look, feel and sound like if we had wellbeing at the centre … Continue reading

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