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Once upon a time a nice lady called Jude found herself on a remote beach in Scotland. There, to her delight, an otter appeared in the sea diving and catching crabs. She watched for a while, transfixed by this beautiful and increasingly rare glimpse of nature… …before turning to scramble in her bag, searching for…

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Encyclopedia Britannica is to Wikipedia as the IMF is to crowdfunding; as a provincial CD store is to Soundcloud; as railway is to car sharing. The link is our newfound capacity to collaborate on a massive scale, thanks to the social web. It’s one of the most powerful and abundant resources available to us. It’s so…

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We’re only a few days away from the start of Social Media Week Glasgow 2012 and from all the fantastic FREE events that are part of it! One of the main themes of the week is Access which general objective is to introduce the principles and opportunities offered through the use of social technologies to people who are currently not accessing them. Our…

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Please meet Emma Baird, who will be blogging for us during SMWGla. For her work, she blogs about policy matters to do with carers in Scotland. Personally, she blogs about her interests in food, diet and fitness, and skincare at highheelsandpinkglitter. Thanks, Emma! If my mum or my employer read this, would I be dismayed? And if…

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What have Professor Stephen Hawking and a group of girls in Soweto got in common? Answer: they’ve both been inspirations for our social media and wellbeing journey in Scotland. We’ve been keen to explore the potential of new communication and social media methods in promoting the health of communities. Can new forms of communication, dialogue and sharing of stories help…

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Our friend and advisory board member Jillian Ney tells us more about the Education track at Social Media Week Glasgow. As you may know I’m a returning advisory board member to Social Media Week Glasgow. This year’s global theme for Social Media Week is ‘Empowering Change through Collaboration’, which I love – thanks to Don…

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Advisory Board member and part of  SPT Marketing Team Elaine Magee shares with us the twitter journey of one of the worlds oldest subway systems fondly known as  Glasgow’s very own “Clockwork Orange”   SPT’s Communications team held a departmental meeting in Dec 2010 to discuss the needs of the business. We were about to enter one of the…

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Have you ever had only one day to spend in a very famous city in the world? What do you do? I personally take a long walk, and try and see as much as I can, without entering any museums or big tourist attraction, just try and grasp the spirit of the city walking through…

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Hi everyone! This year, in an attempt  to broaden the audience for SMWGla we have decided that we will be introducing themed events throughout the week. Not all events will be under the themes, they are not exclusive, so if you are thinking of submitting an event as long as fits under the overall theme…

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  A new app has been developed to help people in the middle of a riot find safety. The app, not yet publicly released, takes data from a range of social networking platforms and uses it to let people know what areas are least affected by conflict. The app was showcased at the TEDGlobal (Technology,…

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