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Daily social & tech headlines: Has the race begun for our health data?

My top pick today is the news Facebook has bought the  fitness tracking App, Moves. I wrote about the App earlier this year in my post ‘Me, My (Quantified) Self & I‘. Whilst I’d like to think Mark Zuckerberg must have read my positive comments leading to this decision (as if!). I do think this could signal a new race for ownership […]

Jelly: A new kind of crowd-defined App?

In January 2014 Twitter’s famous founder Biz Stone (@Biz) announced a new mobile App ‘Jelly’. Jelly was launched with relatively little information, seemingly making it the role of Jelly users to define exactly what it could do. The initial reaction to Jelly was that it was just another Q&A crowdsourcing tool, but this doesn’t do it […]

Me, My (Quantified) Self and I

The ‘quantified self’ has been a major trend for a while now. Measuring every run, meal, weigh-in and heartbeat is easier than ever. As a lifetime gadget-geek and a relative newbie at getting fit. I decided to get fully App’ed up  for 2014 to spur me on. So after a lot of research, and some […]

Top 5 iPhone London Travel Apps (just in time for the Olympics)

London is truly one of the best cities in the World. Yet, getting around can be a challenge. With all the events this year – especially the Olympics – knowing how to get from A to B will require great skill. This is where my favourite iPhone travel Apps come into their own. They regularly […]

Phew…it’s been a while.

Back in April I focussed my Third Sector column on how to make writing a blog a easier and be more consistent. Well, I’ve clearly not followed my own advice as it’s been a good 6 weeks since posting anything. Yet, this doesn’t mean I’ve been idly twiddling my thumbs. In fact, I can’t remember […]

Location Based Marketing at Social Media Week

There were over 150 different sessions at Social Media Week in London last week.  I was lucky enough to attend a few of them and speak at one too.  The one I joined was a panel by the Location Based Marketing Association which included a live link-up with Toronto Canada. The event was chaired by […]