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Creative DigiFest 2

The role of social media at the Creative Digifest #SXSC2

The #SxSC2 event provided us with an additional opportunity to develop our DE USRG SMiLE project. The Social Media in Live Events project is exploring the practical, ethical, policy, data mining and management issues surrounding the use of technologies such as twitter and Facebook as a deliberate component in events. The project began with the planning of the CAA 2012 conference in early 2012. For the #SxSC2 event we were keen to build on the lessons learned from CAA2012. Continue reading →

Storifys from #SxSC2

We are starting to hear about storifys being created for #SxSC2. Please contact us to add to the list below. Storify by Amir Arya - Creative DigiFest #SxSC2: "Here's a catch-up on Creative DigiFest #SxSC2, the event that was organised on 11 October 2012 with the main theme of technology developments in digital world..." Storify by C01 - Creative DigiFest #SXSC 2: "University of Southampton 11 October 2012: Continue reading →

#SxSC2 live stream

#SxSC2 is now finished. Many thanks indeed to the hundreds of you who attended, both physically and virtually, and for all the social media contributions. We will make the videos recorded during the day available in the next few days, and there will be lots of storifys and other follow-ups. Thanks again. Continue reading →

#SxSC2 bio tag clouds

Here is a tag cloud representing many of the answers we received from the speakers at #SxSC. They were produced by Tom Frankland whose PhD forms part of the RCUK DE PATINA project: "I'm interested by whether tagclouds can be used to promote group awareness. On an archaeological site conversations occur in many forms, and over the last 10 years at Catalhoyuk, Turkey, archaeologists have been using diaries as a way to communicate with one another. Continue reading →

Creative Digifest #SXSC2 Speaker Profile: Guy Stephens

Guy Stephens, Social Media/Enterprise Social Network Consultant at Capgemini. Guy has over fourteen years experience in the digital space, the last six or so focusing on social media. Guy has been described by Dr Dave Chaffey as 'one of the world's leading thinkers' on the use of social media customer service, and was seen as an early adopter in this space by Business Week. While at The Carphone Warehouse he set up the use of social media within customer service, back in 2008. Continue reading →

Creative Digifest #SXSC2 Speaker Profile: Kieron O’Hara

Kieron O'Hara is a senior research fellow in Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. His interests are in the philosophy, sociology and politics of technology, particularly the World Wide Web and the Semantic Web; key themes are trust, transparency, privacy and the use of technology to support human memory. He has had a central involvement in the development of the discipline of Web Science. Continue reading →