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Our Social World Conference


The Our Social World conference is well underway here at Churchill College Cambridge, and a variety of speakers are covering different aspects of social software and its implications for the future. There is a “river of news” (feed) here that carries updates on the conference blog and wiki, and Ross is blogging it as well. There are some photos on Flickr too
I spoke briefly about the role of social tagging in developing shared meaning and language within both work-related and life-related group applications. My presentation is here for those that have requested it. The presentation also announced today’s launch of the wonderful Patient Opinion project, which our friends and partners up in Sheffield have worked so hard to bring to fruition. We will write up a longer post on this launch later, and on the Patient Opinion project weblog
Anyway, I am showing signs of sleep deprivation and there is an inviting well-kept lawn outside the window, so I think I will leave the note taking to others better equipped than myself. Lunch and general refreshments are above par – thanks guys – and that’s even before Hugh cracks open the Stormhoek ‘bloggers wine’ freebie…

3 Responses to Our Social World Conference

  1. By on September 12, 2005 at 6:54 pm

    Patient Opinion is gathering pace

    Patient Opinion went live over last weekend, and it’s really good to see that the project is already starting to cause a bit of a stir in the blogosphere. It all kicked off on 9 September with Ross Mayfield’s post…

  2. By bgblogging on September 13, 2005 at 1:18 am

    Fall Semester Opens

    Although he works with the business and governmental world, Lee Bryant of articulates the kinds of realities and potential of social software serving collective intelligence that I am working towards in my classrooms. The slides from his …

  3. By Dennis Howlett on September 23, 2005 at 2:28 am

    Patient Opinion is an excellent example of a work that will add to the collective understanding of the value the British NHS delivers.