Tag Archives: social media

Are we failing to connect?

The work of the team was put under the spotlight today by a whole range of people from diverse communities and groups. It was a good opportunity to explain more about the communication work we do but also to then … Continue reading

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Speed or innovation?

I was considering today whether the speed of modern life is behind a lack of creativity. Does the fact that we are constantly rushing between things mean that we don’t ever spend time truly considering an issue and finding creative … Continue reading

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Robot speechwriters?

There was a fascinating story today about robots being able to write political speeches based on an algorithm developed by researchers at the University of Massachusetts that I happened across today. It was an interesting look at artificial intelligence and according … Continue reading

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I want to tell you a story

There have been a number of times this week where the subject of telling stories has come into the conversation. When I say this I mean that human beings are natural story tellers and it has been a feature of … Continue reading

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Stressful profession?

I couldn’t resist blogging about a survey that has been put together by job search site CareerCast ranking the most stressful professions. They looked at 200 professions against a range of criteria including deadlines, scrutiny, risk to life and interactions … Continue reading

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A Farewell to Friends Reunited

The news today was that the social media site Friends Reunited is set to close soon after it appeared to be left behind by the technology developments. It is a little sad to think that after 16 years it will … Continue reading

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Know the standards

There was an interesting case that happened this week in Romania. It centred on the use of social media and online activity while at work. At the heart of it was whether a member of staff had their rights violated when … Continue reading

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