Slugger O'Toole

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SF’s YouTube #fail: The audience also own the frames which surround your ‘social data’…

Wed 26 June 2013, 6:47pm

Tweet I was very happy to see John had picked up early on the ‘Minister hit by Jeep’ controversy at the weekend. It facilitated a fascinating conversation, and captured the fact that reader DC’s satirical response to An Phoblacht’s YouTube video of the incident was taken down after a complaint of copyright infringement from An […] more »

Scottish Independence campaign certainly knows how to tell a good story…

Thu 21 March 2013, 10:25pm

Tweet Picked this up this evening from Bella Caledonia (via James Bailey on Google Plus)…. Whatever about the capacity or otherwise of the Scottish economy to easily pick up the tab for its two pillar banks (and there’s nothing in the public domain heretofore to suggest that it would not have happened), this is a […] more »

#DigitalLunch: Song For Lily Mae, Generation Z and why we don’t have to go to war any more…

Fri 7 December 2012, 12:41pm

Tweet If you want to join us in whatever is we get to talk about, so long as you have gmail, Google Plus or even a YouTube account (and have downloaded this app), you can jump in here… We’re live from 1pm, or whenever after that we have quorum.. No agenda this week, you get […] more »

Maybe what we need is more activist photographers?

Mon 3 September 2012, 4:31pm

Tweet It’s disconcerting being photographed. I presume that was part of the reasoning of East German Border Guards taking copious amounts of them of the hoards of tourists that used to visit Checkpoint Charlie in the old days (or February 1986 to you and me)… It puzzled me for years afterwards what they might do […] more »

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