A Call for a Web 2.0 Policy Debate

A brief interview with me has just been published on the JISC Web site with the title ‘Information Professional of the Year’ calls for Web 2.0 policy debate. The article reflects many of the discussions which have taken place on this blog during the year: There are...

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

For many of us it’s easy to find ‘friends’ on Facebook. Once you’ve got started and added a few friends it can often be easy to find other people you know. And the more links you have the easier it is to grow your network. But how many of us...

The Demise of Eduspaces

I have just received the following email: Subject: Important EduSpaces news Hi All, We would like to inform all users of EduSpaces that we will be shutting down the service on Jan 10th, 2008. We have provided a mechanism for you to export all your blog posts in either...

Me, Myself, I

The OCLC report on ‘Sharing, Privacy and Trust In Our Networked World’, which I wrote about recently, introduces the report with a quotation from the Time “Person of the Year: You” article, published a year ago on 13 December 2006. Web 2.0 services, such...