Sunday, March 11, 2012 / Labels: Tweet Hack Text Data Rights
Action Plan for Jobs which was published earlier this week. I was especially interested in highlighting any implications for Ireland's digital economy.
It's time to dumb-up the Internet from a pre-occupation with Tweeting morsels of perceived wisdom to structured thinking about how to develop a national digital strategy that can influence Ireland's economic recovery.
As the digital economy gathers momentum, Ireland has a critical need to develop a national digital strategy. With no indication that one is about to emerge, and as someone whose livelihood depends on a thriving digital economy, I feel compelled to write one myself.
We live in a digital economy so where are all the digital economists? Don Tapscott published his book The Digital Economy in 1996 but fifteen years later only one self-appointed digital economist features prominently on Google!
"I love Twitter, I love my friends on Twitter, and I write about Twitter often. Twitter is a huge part of my life, it is my happy place, and it’s full of positive people who send positive tweets."
Facebook Developer Garage was held at the Science Gallery Dublin on 18th February. I am a member of the Science Gallery and it's great. I am not a Facebook developer but have a long-standing interest in the development of social media and use Facebook daily. So I went along.
Senator Shane Ross speaking at the IIA Net Visionary Awards, proved the broadband debate still rages. There is no doubting people's passion on that issue. Then I had a Utopian moment. What if there was complete saturation of broadband in Ireland?
conference was organised in Dublin by Paul Elsner, Damian Ryan and myself. It helped people to "grasp the digital nettle" by bringing together three important constituencies - international experts in education, entertainment and technology.
Demystifying Digital Media.