#FLSocialMedia Live-Streamed Panel Event

#FLSocialMedia Live-Streamed Panel Event

Last week, myself and whole swathe of DigiChamps swung into action to support a unique live-stream as part of the MOOC, Power of Social Media. This event was a live-streamed, live-tweeted and live-blogged panel discussion that aimed to answer some questions raised by learners on the MOOC, and by those tweeting in. The event was streamed using both Periscope and… Read more →

The Future of Real Time Messaging and Digital Business

The Future of Real Time Messaging and Digital Business

  Tom Barnett, CEO of Switch Concepts (found here: http://www.switchconcepts.com/) delivered a fascinating talk on the future of real time messaging and digital business, alongside Ramine Tinati PhD student in web science at the university. Initially, we had a brief explanation of how switch concepts works as a real time ‘bidding’ advertising company. When a user accesses a webpage with… Read more →

2016 WSA FMM Alumni Event

2016 WSA FMM Alumni Event

Southampton’s Winchester School of Art held an alumni event this month for its Fashion Marketing/Management programme. The event was open to all prospective students interested in joining the programme and featured talks from past students, as well as projects from current students. “My biggest piece of advice is to get as much experience as possible. No matter what industry you think… Read more →

Dr Ted Nelson

Dr Ted Nelson visits the University

Recently, WWW pioneer Dr Ted Nelson came to the University of Southampton to deliver a web science lecture; entitled ‘Two Cheers for Now’. Broadly speaking, this was a fascinating lecture covering the progress of the web to where it is today, alongside an examination of some of the alternatives that were developed alongside the world wide web (and some information from… Read more →