The Components of Twitter to be Archived

In a recent post on “Developments to Twapper Keeper” I described JISC-funded developments to the Twapper Keeper Twitter archiving service. I mentioned how the Twapper Keeper blog was being used initial to gather user requirements for developments n User...

Winner of John M Slatin Award at W4A 2010

I’m pleased to report that our paper on “Developing Countries; Developing Experiences: Approaches to Accessibility for the Real World” which was presented at the W4A 2010 conference on Monday received the John M Slatin award for Best Communications...

Linked Data and Lessons From the Past

The Buzz at WWW 2010 I’m current in Raleigh, North Carolina attending the WWW 2010 conference. And the buzz at the conference so far seems to focus on Linked Data (although I should add that I am writing this during the two days of pre-conference events and I...

Workshop on Engagement, Impact, Value

The JISC-funded UKOLN and Mimas services will be jointly running a “Engagement, Impact, Value” workshop which will be held at the University of Manchester on 24 May. The event will provide an opportunity to share and discuss ways in which service providers...

A New Twitter Account For WWW 2010

This week I’m in Raleigh, North Carolina for the WWW 2010 conference. This involves a week of events, including tutorials on Monday, workshops on Tuesday and the FutureWeb conference (which runs in parallel with the more research-focussed WWW 2010 conference) on...