Pushnote (with @stephenfry)

Pushnote: What is it? Pushnote is apparently "a browser add-on that enables users to leave comments on any site they visit." Users need to sign up for an account, download an add-on for their browser, and can then comment on sites. For example, if you visit a shopping site, much in the way of e.g. Amazon reviews, you'd be able to leave notes that others can see, as to whether this is a good deal,…

Twitter in HE

Twitter For Jisc 1 March 2009 View more presentations from Bex Lewis. The podcast will be available once JISC have optimised it, but in the meantime, enjoy the Slideshare. Love to hear comments on which tools you would use. Had around 20 on the webinar, and I know several people who couldn't make the time and are waiting for the podcast!

The Virtual Revolution: 2

The voice of the Iranian people, heard via social networking. "Twenty years on from the invention of the World Wide Web, Dr Aleks Krotoski looks at how it is reshaping almost every aspect of our lives. Joined by some of the Web's biggest names - including the founders of Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft, and the web's inventor - she explores how far the Web has lived up to its early promise. Here, Aleks…

NESTA: Social Media with Stephen Fry

I followed this on Twitter at the time - I wasn't able to go unfortunatlely, but a friend has just drawn the video to my intention, so no need to entirely to miss out. Really interesting debate with: "Stephen Fry, actor, journalist and celebrity 'Tweeter' and self-confessed technophile; Biz Stone, Founder and Chief Executive of Twitter; and Reid Hoffman, Founder and Chief Executive of LinkedIn discussed the future impact of social media."

Georgette Heyer: The Historical Holiday Read

I have loved Georgette Heyer's regency novels since my mum lent me 'Frederica' many years ago (I know most people think I'm only about 25, but I'm considerably older than that!)... that copy of Frederica has long since disintegrated, but no worries, I tracked down another one!!! In fact, with much diligent searching I have tracked down all her regency romances, and most of her other texts excluding the detective novels, which, never being so…