In the future, now: presenting virtually

Endless Knots

Wifi in the hotel was overloaded as all the attendees had finally gone back to their rooms, which meant we couldn't get a steady video signal. Ultimately, they turned wifi off during my presentation and the signal was nearly perfect.

2013 187

Is social housing (still) sleepwalking into a digital nightmare?

Social Reporter

Here’s the intro for the July 2013 Leeds event: The Government’s “Digital by Default” strategy means that services will increasingly be moved online. – July 30 2013. Back in 2002 a group of us co-authored a book for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation about why social landlords, and their residents, should be concerned about joining the online world both for its benefits and because of the way public services were going digital.

2013 156

Surface 2 Pro and Surface 2

Michael Sampson - Currents

wifi, but otherwise be very similar to the current models. Microsoft is working on a second generation of its Surface tablet. Mary reports a few details : - There''s a Surface 2 Pro and Surface 2. The latter replaces the Surface RT, but will still run the Windows RT operating system. - It will have a faster processor, a USB 3.0 port, support for 802.11 And in separate news , there is apparently a new cover in the works too—one that includes a battery that powers the Surface Pro / 2 Pro.

2013 118

It’s the Latest, It’s the Greatest, It’s the Library

Hildy Gottlieb

And when Dimitri and I would travel, we would seek out libraries as places to gain instant info about a community (and more recently, free wifi!). In 1967, when I was 10 years old, an ad campaign for libraries swept the nation.

2013 93

Connected Libraries: project summary and recommendations

SocialTech

Of these 5 are already complete, 2 are due to open in October 2013, with the remaining projects to be completed by 2015. Most young people expect the library spaces to offer both digital and physical resources i.e. computers should be available with wifi access.

Dining in Samos: Part Four: Mytilini

Portals and KM

It also has wifi so we went there on many occasions for wine and snacks and a few meals. It is known for its grilled chicken but there are other good selections, especially when festivals bring larger crowds In 2013 they provided live music.

2014 163

A tasty intro to digital – Tea, Toast and T’Internet

Social Reporter

Digital Inclusion Officer Nathaniel Spagni recently installed WIFI in the lounge. Time was when introducing older people to the potential of the online world – in official pursuit of digital inclusion – meant a computer, trainer, and possibly a bit of a struggle with the mouse.

2014 225

Education Technology Action Group consultation

SocialTech

Recent DigiLit Leicester research (from 2013 , and the soon to be released 2014 findings) indicate that while the majority of secondary school staff are highly confident in their use of technology, over 20% of staff working with learners are not confident about employing technologies to support key areas of practice.

Education Technology Action Group consultation

SocialTech

Recent DigiLit Leicester research (from 2013 , and the soon to be released 2014 findings) indicate that while the majority of secondary school staff are highly confident in their use of technology, over 20% of staff working with learners are not confident about employing technologies to support key areas of practice.