If you have been following news about Uganda, you will by now be aware that the legislators of that country finally passed the anti homosexuality bill. By way of background the anti-homosexuality bill was first proposed in 2009 by Ugandan MP David Bahati who argued that homosexuality was alien to Uganda’s cultural and religious beliefs and was a threat to the … [Read more...]
Don’t Log Off
Have you heard about Alan Dein's BBC program called Don't Log Off in which he invites online strangers to talk to him. He is back with part two and the human stories are truly fascinating. The other side to these stories is the way technology enables us to connect with total strangers and the resultant relationships. In the current series, an American man talks to Alan … [Read more...]
Who is reading your Tweets?
A week ago or so now, I got into an engaging discussion with someone on Twitter regarding the Spanish PM's text message SPAIN IS NOT UGANDA and unbeknowest to me the BBC was watching I remembered the words of a good friend- NO ONE SAYS NO WHEN THE BBC CALLS and I wasn't going to! A phone call later and it was all decided I was to appear as a panelist on BBC WORLD HAVE YOUR … [Read more...]
30 DayTwitter Challenge- Is Twitter a whole lot twaddle?
Happy New Year folk. How are you getting on with your New Year's resolutions? I had a year of mixed blessings last year and I am determined to have a more proactive approach to life and work. So how am I doing so far? A few days ago I accepted a challenge to review Nikki Pilkington's e-book called 30 Day Twitter Challenge . Now I am not quite sure why as Nikki is … [Read more...]
Cyber begging or crowd sourcing?
I love Twitter and other Social Media platforms because they allow me to connect, collaborate and keep in touch with all manner of people from all over the world. I also learn a great deal from others, but it would appear that I am not alone, even Nick Clegg British Deputy Prime Minister has been at it, it being CrowdSourcing I recently came across Paul Smith's story, a … [Read more...]