Risk management and social media

Apparently, in 2007, 16% of companies saw confidential information divulged online, 1 in 10 saw financial information leaked and ¾ of companies disciplined employees for abuse of email. So how do you know if your employees aren't divulging company secrets online? Simple – you don’t.

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365 friends: It's the year of the geek

God bless my parents. Heaven knows how they coped. I was a right rotter in my teens. All loud music, piercings and dyed blacker than black hair. My music was their biggest bug bear. “Like a fire engine in a tumble dryer” was how my dad described the racket emanating from my pit.

Fast forward to today and the generation gap has slowly disappeared.

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Pics and audio from Chinwag Live: Micro Media Maze

Everything went micro, at the latest Chinwag Live event, Micro Media Maze. Well, that's not including the panel who, by all accounts, had a lot to say for themselves.

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Media Futures Conference

Exploring the dynamics and trends shaping the future of media. Debate plus presentations showcasing innovative projects...

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Date: 20 June 2008
Location: Alexandra Palace, UK


Bringing together creatives, change-makers and innovators from a wide range of fields to explore collborative technologies and find out how we can use them to solve the greatest challenges facing society today...

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Date: 2 July 2008
Location: Rochelle School, UK

How's the internet feeling today?

“We Feel Fine” was an inspired project from artist and internet technologist Jonathan Harris at the Thinking Digital conference in Newcastle last week. Photos of childhood scrapbooks, oil paintings and sketches from travels were the intro to his presentation, one that took an alternative approach to creative thinking.

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Thinking Digital’s northern delights….

The north east has always been a hotbed of economic activity. Since it’s glory days as an industrial heavy weight it’s been a centre of economic enterprise, one way or another. Today the North-East’s new identity as a knowledge-led, high-end technology hub is attracting industry talent.

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Who's coming to Micro Media Maze?

Good and bad news, depending on where you stand - our last debate until the autumn, Chinwag Live: Micro Media Maze this coming Tuesday evening 20th May, is nearly sold out.

If you want to be in on the debate, we'd strongly advise you book now.

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Innovation Forum: The New Journalism

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Date: 22 May 2008
Location: London School of Economics, UK

NESTA: The Innovation Edge Conference 2008

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Date: 20 May 2008
Location: Royal Festival Hall, UK

The London Investment Marketplace

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Date: 15 May 2008
Location: Institute of Chartered Accountants, UK

Picnic '08

Amsterdam’s leading annual international event, highlighting creativity and innovation, particularly in media, entertainment and technology.

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Date: 24 September 2008
Location: Westergasfabriek, NL

HCI 2008, Culture, Creativity, Interaction

HCI researchers, students and practitioners are invited to HCI 2008 to be hosted by Liverpool John Moores University, UK, next September (1st - 5th). Submissions are now open for the remaining categories . HCI 2008 is the 22nd running of the British HCI conference; one of Europe's largest and longest running HCI conferences.

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Date: 1 September 2008
Location: Holiday Inn, Liverpool City Centre, UK

Over The Air

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Date: 4 April 2008
Location: Imperial College, UK