Remaining 'switched on' in a digital age

Even in the web age, academic get-togethers remain relevant, says Alice Bell There's a lot of talk about the ways in which digital communication might help academics talk to each other and find new ways to connect with those outside the academy, too. Much as I find this incredibly exciting, I'd like to speak up for the humble seminar. I don't mean seminars run as part of taught courses: I mean the departmental seminar, the…

Phd Studentship, University of Southampton 'The Mobile Web'

Project Title: Digital disruption and value creation (Read full details) The research focuses on how small businesses in the knowledge-intensive services sector can realise value from mobile communications.  It embraces innovation theory and business strategy and will enhance competitiveness in UK plc. Supervisor: Dr Lorraine Warren (@doclorraine) Start Date: October 2010 Details of the Project: The rapid development of digital technologies now presents a nexus of possibilities: widespread access to broadband/mobile technologies; smartphones enabling new…