Category: Serious Stuff

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Tall Ship
Stephen Dale

The Ship: A Eulogy

My mother-in-law (Jean Mary Ramadhar) sadly passed away on August 15th 2104. It wasn’t entirely unexpected since her health had been gradually deteriorating as a result of a fall two years ago, where she broke her hip. This seemed to exacerbate long-running degenerative problems with her heart, and her final weeks were spent in and …

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Stephen Dale

Future trends in social media and social networks

Cross-posted from Collabor8now blog I recently co-presented a session for NetIKX on “future trends in social media & social networks” with Geoffrey Mccaleb, with a solo follow-up Webinar for the Knowledge and Innovation Network (KIN). The content …

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Stephen Dale

Nobel Peace Prize Winners – Three Incredible Women

Nobel Peace Prize Winners – Three Incredible Women I was privileged to be in the audience yesterday at the Oslo City Hall for the CNN interview with the three Nobel Peace Prize Winner Laureates; Yemen’s Tawakku Karman, Liberia’s Ellen Johnson-Sirl…

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Stephen Dale

Reflections: Online Information Conference 2011

Pretty exhausting, incredibly insightful and hugely enjoyable: that would sum up my three days as Chairman of this year’s Online Information Conference 2011, held at the Olympia Conference Centre between 29th November and 1st December. The last ti…

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Stephen Dale

Data is the new oil

Loved this abstract from a blog by ‘media futurist’ Gerd Leonard: Getting too little or bad data — or not understanding it– will literally mean running out of gas in the middle of the desert. Therefore, the mission is to keep it all fueled up. A…

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Stephen Dale

Cascade data visualisation

Cascade – data visualisation of the impact of a single Tweet; shows sharing activity to construct a detailed picture of how information propagates through the social media space. Cool! http://nytlabs.com/projects/movies/projectcascade.movCascade w…