Links: Building online communities and more

I seem to have bookmarked a pretty eclectic range of pages yesterday. Let’s start with an in-depth critique of the Guardian’s Comment is Free set-up:

Here’s another UK-based engagement/deliberation consultancy:

Finally some more techy items: a piece of good news for opensource from the UK:

and for a bit of balance, an interesting sounding conference run by Microsoft research:

I don’t think I’ll get the funding, but I’d love to hear from anyone who goes. Being able to find information is at the heart of making any consultation or engagement process meaningful.

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About Peter Cruickshank

Lecturer in the School of Computing and a member of the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland. Interested in information systems, learning, politics, society, security and where they intersect. My attempts at rounding out my character include food, cinema, running, history and, together with my lovely wife, bringing up a cat and a couple of kids.
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