The Social Advantage – User Generated Content

Sitrion Talks: Streamed live on 6 Nov 2014 with Luke Sinclair in New York and a very early start for Sydney, Australia! Here’s what we talked about: In the connected workplace, enterprise social networks are creating a new information landscape where the quantities of content and resources can be overwhelming. In this situation, not only the…

Bullfights banned in Catalan coup

“Outdated and cruel” … a bullfight this week. Photo: Reuters BARCELONA: Catalonia’s parliament has voted to ban bullfighting in the first such prohibition in mainland Spain. Regional legislators voted 68 to 55 for the ban yesterday on the grounds of cruelty, the speaker of the assembly said. The vote on abolishing bullfights in the north-eastern…

University to Provide iPads to All New Students

via mashable.com Seton Hill University will supply a new Apple iPad and a 13″ MacBook laptop to every full-time student arriving at its Greensburg, Pennsylvania, campus in fall 2010. The giveaway kicks off the small liberal arts university’s Griffin Technology Advantage Program, which aims to cultivate digital literacy among its students. It also marks a…

How Conceptual Metaphors are Stunting Web Innovation

Venkatesh Rao is a researcher in the Xerox Innovation Group, and the project manager for Trailmeme, a research beta technology that allows users to blaze and follow trails through web content and the Trailmeme for WordPress plugin. He blogs at ribbonfarm.com. As much as we focus on developing new technologies, it is also essential that…