Science is Vital – 0 – 35,000 in three weeks

On the afternoon of September 8th Dr Jenny Rohn set something off that has developed into something beyond her expectations. The Science Is Vital campaign has gone from 0-35,000 supporters in a very short time with almost zero resources. Richard Grant and I have tried to give you some of Read more…

Engagement that gets participants REALLY excited

Today we are excited to announce the winners of the Healthcare Engagement Strategy Awards 2010. “Parature is extremely excited to announce this Parature for Facebook application,” stated Parature CEO, Tim Davenport. “Today I am very excited to announce yet another step along our data portability journey.” Don’t get me wrong. Read more…

Youtube does politics

YouTube have launched You Choose ’08, a centralised hub for videos by US presidential hopefuls. There’s lot’s of interesting stuff on it. I was particularly struck by the fact that there have been over 1 million views of Barack Obama’s videos, and the next highest is Hillary Clinton with just Read more…

Every child matters?

We’ve been pretty horrified by the UNICEF report on child well-being. Despite our relative affluence, it seems this is the worst country in the developed world to be a child in. Partly this is down to the large rich-poor gap – 16% of UK children are living in relative poverty Read more…

‘No more smoke-filled rooms’

According to the Guardian at Davos: Gordon Brown said today that the days of the "smoke-filled room" were over and that politicians had to involve the public in decision-making in order to win the arguments for free trade, globalisation and the fight against terrorism. I think some of the lower Read more…

Political Weblog Project

Last night I attended the first seminar given by Tim Ireland of the Political Weblog Project. These seminars aim to convince MPs and their staff of the benefit of producing a weblog.  In short.  MPs should have a weblog for the following reasons: Protect their online presence.  A weblog can Read more…

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