Some links for you:
- The Interactive Cultures Blog : interactivecultures – Research team at the School of Media at Birmingham City University start to blog: "The spine of these blog posts will be reports from our largest project: the AHRC Knowledge Transfer Fellowship in New Strategies for Radio and Music Organisations. We’ll be sharing details of our progress supporting some of the 29 organisations we are working with. You may well find that the new initiatives they are developing will be directly useful to work you are carrying out."
- Ethnicity and social class: most influential factors in West Midlands’ cultural participation « Observations – From a while back but was reminded of it in a meeting ealier this week: "Overall, ethnicity proved to be the best predictor of non-participation in cultural activities amongst residents. When compared with their white co-respondents, both Asian and Black respondents were found to be over 1.5 times more likely to be non-participants in activities including trips to arts or cultural venues, country parks and leisure and sport centres."
- Use Facebook, Podcasts and Blogging for your Small Business – Video about how a small business owner shifted from traditional ads to social media to flog worms to an unsuspecting public.
- Digital Birmingham – Blog – Next Generation Access – "Well, if we’ve been willing to build transport infrastructure like this before then shouldn’t we be thinking about using government money to build out a nationwide fibre optic network?"
- Nottingham – World Design Capital 2012? « Digital Consultant: Creative + Digital Dialogues – Susi O'Neill's take on Nottingham's pitch to be World Design Capital. Along the way she's got interesting things to say about Birmingham, funding, Bristol and accountability. A really useful read.