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Power to the people: Transforming the energy marketplace using the internet
8 Top Tips for Social Tech Startups (from Social Tech Startups)
You only like (me) when you're happy

This weekend’s news story about Facebook’s mass psychological testing ‘emotional contagion’ left me in something of an emotional flux.

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CitSocSci - mass participation in addressing big social problems

Last week was the Citizen Cyber Summit #ccs in London a fascinating gathering of people interested in, design and running citizen science activities. From the open session it reinforced how exciting our own exploration of citizen science is, and more importantly, the potential for finding new ways of addressing some persistent social challenges. That may sound overly optimistic, perhaps even a little naive, but as James Borrell highlighted in his opening speech, these are important characteristics of starting out a citizen science based enquiry.

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#floodhack

In case you missed it, yesterday was #floodhack.  A very rapidly put together (planned on Friday!) hack to see what the technology community could do to support victims of the floods, hosted by Tech City UK at Google Campus and organised with the Cabinet Office.
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NT100: The Making Of