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Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @ Manchester Metropolitan University. Interested in digital literacy and digital culture  in the third sector (especially faith). Author of 'Raising Children in a Digital Age', regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting.

[SPEAKER] Digital Theology: The Big C #PremDac19

So, the Premier Digital Conference (#PremDac19) is this weekend ... despite all sorts of concerns about whether I would have recovered from my operation in time... I haven't even had it yet! So, here's my speaker bio: Learn more about speaker @drbexl in our Speaker Spotlight over on our #PremierDigital blog. She will be leading a session alongside @revjoannecox called ‘Digital Theology: The Big C’ #PremDAC19 — Premier Digital (@premierdigi) October 29, 2019…

[ACADEMIC/CANCER] New Facebook Group on Cancer/Social Media

I have just set up a new Facebook group called 'Social Media and Cancer 'Research Project''. The current description is: This group is a private group (can be found by searching, but entries can't be seen) created in association with a research project in development to investigate social media and cancer. The project wants to understand how and why people are using social media with/affected by cancer, and wants to 'make the lived experience better'.…

[MEDIA] How Video Games Can Be Harnessed for Worship by @GeekDadGamer in @Telegraph

If you're near Exeter, look out for this event, on how video games can be harnessed for worship, with Andy Robertson aka @geekdadgamer - about which he has written more in the Telegraph today, and for which I contributed a small bit: This quote is from my article Social Media, Peer Surveillance, Spiritual Formation, and Mission: Practising ChristianFaith in a Surveilled Public Space in Surveillance and Society Journal, which I mentioned to Andy in a conversation.

[EVENT] #DesignForGov in Manchester

Back from a packed, but very useful day, my iPad based notes: Dominic Campbell CEO How do all the services come together and meet the needs of society? Not just about ‘digital transformation’ which often translates to ‘buy a laptop’ and ‘share a document’, rather than cultural change. Public sector - a bit coy about sharing our successes, but also not brilliant at sharing our challenges. We’ve now had around 10 years of austerity, and…