Some links for you:
- A warm Friday afternoon welcome to ‘backchat’ – or rather the #NCFC version. A 4iP-funded project suddenly made web flesh… » Out With A Bang – Rick Waghorn announces his 4IP funded citizen journalism project.
- Roll your own social Network. 19 links for wannabies. – “If you are a web developer, I dare say you’ve had a thought or two about creating a niche social network. Well, before you jump in feet first, lets have a look at a round up of some of the best open source and hosted solutions already out there. Believe it or not this is a crowded space, and there are plenty of social network creation sites available to the entreupreneur focusing on vertical markets.”
- edublogs: Clay Shirky in London: Group action just got easier – Read down past the Clay Shirky bits to hear Ewan’s thoughts on 4IP (he’s controller for Scotland & Northern Ireland – will we ever get a West Mids one?): “All the walls have fallen around the world of information. There are horizons but no barriers. What’s the next good thing to do? The answer is likely to be: explore. Try several things at once. If someone has a million pound idea for exploiting the social web, then send them out for a long walk and lock the door behind them. Get them to come up with ten of £100,000 ideas or 100s of £10,000 ideas. “
- Blitz unveils 3D technology // News – Leamington based Blitz Games to lead on developing 3D computer games. Wow – top futuristic stuff. Hat-tip to Pixel-Love