November Noise

So I’ve missed a few music blogs recently but now I’m back on it and ready to shout-out some more great tracks. In terms of the album of the month there were a few contenders including Enter Shikari – Take To The Skies and Lower Than Atlantis – Far Q and while I know these … Continue reading November Noise

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Round the Counter Podcast Number Thirteen – Gaming & Energy Drinks

This is our Round the Counter podcast discussion for TECH3022 Advanced Social Media Production, in which we talk about gaming and the association with energy drinks. There’s a good article by Duncan Aird from way back in 2010 that explains this phenomenon, and from which I’ve used one of Duncan’s pictures.

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TECH3022 – Sweet Truth Campaign

I’ve finished marking the coursework blogs for TECH3022 Advanced Social Media Production. The assignment focused on developing a social media campaign that engaged a group of participants in the debate about sugar and it’s role in the obesity and diabetes epidemic. The idea was to develop a campaign that used social media to raise awareness […]

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Face-to-Face Feedback

You might think that as I teach about using social media that I would want to interact with my students using Facebook, Twitter or YouTube, in order to give them feedback about their work. Nothing could be further from the truth, however, and the more that I teach about social media, the more I am […]

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Down With Selfie Sticks?

Are people who want to use selfie sticks getting unfairly treated in public spaces? It looks like the latest social media technology that has spread among users of camera-phones, are getting it in the neck for wanting to enhance their photographs when they go visiting public places and galleries. According to the BBC “The National […]

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Zotero – Web Reference Management Tool

One of the best tools I’ve used online in recent years is Zotero, the web reference management tool that allows me to capture links and web pages for use later in my lectures, research and blogs. The good thing with Zotero is it’s free and can sync to different PCs that I have. This means […]

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