Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton launched herself onto Twitter, showing everyone else how to do it in the process. Her bio is probably one of the best on the site: Wife, mom, lawyer, women & kids advocate, FLOAR, FLOTUS, US Senator, SecState, author, dog owner, hair icon, pantsuit aficionado, glass ceiling cracker, TBD… The [...]
Labour’s hypocrisy since 2010 has been galling, but their response to the Prism surveillance scandal really turns the stomach. I’ve just walked past a TV screen at Terminal 5 (going to Washington, a pure coincidence,) to see Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander looking very earnest and concerned about PRISM, the extensive web snooping network use [...]
Today Stephan Shakespeare released his open data review, an put forward a variety of recommendations. The government should produce and take forward a clear, predictable, accountable ‘National Data Strategy’ which encompasses PSI in its entirety. A significant part of the strategy should include the actions outlined in the Open Data White Paper53, but it should [...]
Martha Lane Fox made her maiden speech in the House of Lords yesterday. The lastminute.com founder spoke of the need to encourage development of great skills, and gave moving insights into how the internet had helped her when severely injured, having been thrown from a car whilst abroad.
Beginning my meeting with @barackobama @whitehouse. twitter.com/David_Cameron/… — David Cameron (@David_Cameron) May 13, 2013
This article appears on the Commentator. The group assembled in Methodist Central Hall in Westminster on Monday probably thought that they would be coming together to rage against the growing snooper state. Then last week deputy prime minister Nick Clegg told LBC that the Communications Data Bill was not going to happen, and the world [...]
I’m not normally a fan of Amnesty due to their approach to Israel, but their new Trial By Timeline tools is one of the most effective digital campaigns I’ve ever seen. If you haven’t seen it pop up on your Facebook page yet, Trial by Timeline is an app produced by Amnesty International in New [...]
Pinterest is one of the fastest growing social networks at the moment, with the digital pin board boasting more than 48 million users. The site works like a digital pinboard. Users create an account (which can be done using your current Facebook or Twitter account,) and start pinning items in groups known as boards [...]