Tag Archives: Hampshire

Images of Historic Hampshire – thanks to the British Library

I’ve just discovered* that the British Library has uploaded over a million images to Flickr Commons. Yes, that’s right – more than a million – completely free to use as there’s no known copyright. The British Library plans to launch a crowd-sourcing … Continue reading

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Search Hampshire's public web sites (experimental)

There’s an experimental new search facility in Protohub to search a variety of public web sites in and around Hampshire. Type a search term in the box below and click the search button. If you want to search for an … Continue reading

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Estimating Social Media usage within a geographic area

I’m an enthusiastic supporter of the adage “go where the people go” if you want to connect with customers and service users. I believe it applies equally – if not more – in the virtual world, than the physical world. I don’t … Continue reading

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Preston is a nice place. Oh, and Local Gov Camp North West (Part 1)

Preston & LocalGovCampNW (Part 1) On Saturday I attended Local Gov Camp North West, or #LocalGovCampNW as it’s known on Twitter. Whilst it’s only a couple of weeks since UK GovCamp, I couldn’t resist going along, even though it’s quite … Continue reading

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I know I’m biased, but…

I live and work in Hampshire. I’m biased. But I still think this is really nice.

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