Finding the Community Assets in East Dunbartonshire

One of the projects which was featured in our event at Global Social Media Week was the Community Assets Mapping project form East Dunbartonshire. Our event was titled ‘Making Waves – Social Media, Empowerment and Wellbeing’.  This project brings together all of these ideas and is creating practical benefits for lots of people. People who […]

No More Heroes?

“If we could each bequeath one precious gift to posterity, I would choose a society in which there is genuine compassion for long-term sick and disabled people; where understanding is unostentatious and sincere; where needs come before means; where if years cannot be added to their lives, at least life can be added to their […]

Night & Day in London

Reflecting on the events surrounding his attendance of ‘The Technology 4 Good Awards’ in London, Kevin Gallagher wrote this hoping it showed an ear for radio. Night. Hunger drove me out of my hotel room following the Technology 4 Good Awards. Also the desire to photograph the newly opened Shard at night and the hope […]

Discoveries in Uncharted Territory

The beginning of July was a busy time for Professor Stephen Hawking.  On Wednesday 4th July, he was losing a $100 bet with the announced discovery of the Higgs boson sub-atomic particle.  On Friday the 6th, he was in receipt of the AbilityNet special award for accessibility as part of the Technology for Good event in […]

Beacon of Hope For Glasgow

The symbolic nature of The Olympic Torch Relay is certain, but symbolizing what? When it passed through Glasgow on June 8th there was definitely a hunger for some meaning to the event – the hope of re-igniting community pride and inclusiveness perhaps? There was an understandable amount of healthy skepticism around on day 21 (of […]