Free book by Danah Boyd

I have admired Danah for years with the amount of work she as put into understanding social media and how young people engage with it. She has done some great work! Now she has published a free book. I haven't read it yet, but I think it should be good as I've read a significant … Continue reading Free book by Danah Boyd

Measuring influence

One of the tweets I received at @virtualshadows was from ‏@rushkoff an article on how to find the world's most influential thinkers. I was intrigued by this because the subject of my MBA thesis was on finding the 'influencers' within an organization. They normally were not the managers, or those placed higher in the hierarchy. … Continue reading Measuring influence

Being invisible online won’t help!

I was interviewed by The Hindu newspaper last week and this is the resulting article published yesterday 🙂 This is the version with photo.

Become a savvy citizen!

The BCS is running a campaign called Savvy Citizens. 'Savvy Citizens' helps people become savvier in how they access, understand and manipulate information in today's information society. You may find it worth checking out, you will find some useful information and tips there. Especially if you are one of the many in UK who are … Continue reading Become a savvy citizen!

The Hindu – Virtual Shadows book review

Virtual Shadows book review in a newspaper called "The Hindu" which is in India? Anyhow it captures nicely the message that I wanted to communicate when I wrote the book 🙂 They have labelled it as "Recommended read to cure oneself of the online phobia. "

Get to know your plumbing

Another article that I've had published in 2009, although this one is available to all online. Name of the article is Get to know your plumbing: Protecting your organisation from leaking soft information. Enjoy 🙂

Virtual Shadows – look inside functionality

wow, it's awesome to see that the 'look inside' functionality has been enabled for my book on the amazon.co.uk site. So if you were thinking of buying a copy, but sort of couldn't make up your mind... after all how do you know it's worth the money? Check it out now and go ahead and … Continue reading Virtual Shadows – look inside functionality

Talk differently

My latest publication in the May 2009 issue of IT Now published by the British Computer Society. Imagine moving the concept of social networking and the power of the people into the organisational context. This is what this article is about. It is missing some text and a diagram from the original publication. Although a … Continue reading Talk differently

Book distribution channels secured over in U.S.

Hi, I have been informed by my publisher (BCS) that book distribution channels have been secured in the U.S. What this means is that if you order a book from amazon.com it should arrive in a few days rather than a few weeks as previously. If you read my book, please go ahead and leave … Continue reading Book distribution channels secured over in U.S.