DigiChamps at School of Education PGR Conference

DigiChamps at School of Education PGR Conference

Just over two weeks ago now, Tom Rowledge and I were lucky enough to be invited by Nic Fair, a fellow Web Scientist, to present with him at the University of Southampton’s School of Education Post Graduate Research Conference. For those of you that know me, you’ll probably realise that I am far from a Post-Graduate student. In fact, I have… Read more →

Southampton Citizen Science Project...Continued!

Southampton Citizen Science Project…Continued!

Readers of this blog may remember towards the end of the last calendar year a post I wrote about Tom Rowledge’s and my involvement in Southampton Citizen Science Project. In our role as Digichamps we had two main strands of involvement in the project. Firstly, we created and administrated a Facebook group to allow the Citizen’s to communicate when they complete their… Read more →

#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 →