Love 2.0

As expected, nobody is reading my blog. I’ve been reading the tips on WordPress. It seems as though I need to start becoming a social media blogging butterfly. However, I am currently taking an extended leave of absence from Facebook. You see, for a long period in my life, Facebook came to dominate me to the … Continue reading

Cheers for the thought!!!

Don’t get me wrong! I am not a nationalist (football aside – sorry, but I’m all tricolour and Fields of Athenry) . I find the idea of putting ourselves into convenient little groups, based on imaginary communities, for the purposes of exclusion, more than a little silly. After all, years of chasing new experiences abroad … Continue reading

Web 2.0, Social Media and Democracy

This Blog is for a course in Social Media. By some sort of infinite cosmic coincidence I made a film about the democratic potential of the Wikipedia project. Here it is:

By way of introduction: the story so far

I spent the majority of the Irish economic boom years, somewhat stupidly, gallivanting around the world, working in menial jobs and generally seeking out the cheapest thrills that pocket money can buy. But hey, I was safe in the knowledge that I came from an economic powerhouse where jobs grew on trees, chimney sweeps drove Jaguars and … Continue reading