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What have I been up to, lately?

A round-up of some of Andy Mabbett’s recent activities. Continue reading

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For I’m a Jolly Good Fellow (of the RSA)

Andy Mabbett has accepted the nomination to become a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. Continue reading

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The BBC, Open Content and Wikipedia

Andy Mabbett describes how the BBC could make more use of Wikipedia’s open-licensed content on its regional news and sport pages Continue reading

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The Prime Minister, Social Media Surgeries and Me

Andy Mabbett is a recipient, with others, of the “Big Society Award”, for his work running Social Media Surgeries. Continue reading

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Politician pin ups – open-licensed pictures, please

Andy Mabbett calls on public bodies to provide open-licensed pictures of politicians and senior officers. Continue reading

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Bullet points from UK Govcamp 2012

Twenty of Andy Mabbett’s thoughts after UKGovCamp 2012. Continue reading

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Open-licensing your images. What it means and how to do it.

Andy Mabbett gives an introduction to the concept of open-licensing images, and explains how you can contribute to the community by open-licensing yours. Continue reading

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Can you make a Freedom of Information request via Twitter?

Andy Mabbett explains why Freedom of Information made via Twitter should be honoured. Continue reading

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Tips for Unconference newbies

Andy Mabbett has some tips for first-time LocalGovCamp (or other unconference) attendees. Continue reading

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Do you make comments on others’ blogs? Bookmark and share them!

Bookmark and tag blog posts when you comment on them; then share those bookmarks. Continue reading

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