Want to know how new tech + the internet is changing family relationships? We speak to experts from Mumsnet, Vodafone + LSE – for TechFluffTV

Feb 18

This series is sponsored by ClearBooks: Online Accounting to free your time. Family 2.0 delved into the issues now faced by families with the explosion of new internet technologies and social media. The panel, put together by Mashup Events, covered porn, parental control and news ways of communicating within the family unit. We spoke to Katy O’Donovan from...

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Wikileaks founder alienates his audience

Oct 01

Wikileaks founder alienates his audience

Many of the staff and students going in to the lecture at City University and those following from elsewhere under the Twitter hashtag #WikileaksAtCity last night would have been unsure of exactly how they felt towards the man behind Wikileaks. This is because the information that has been exposed by it’s front man and founder, Julian Assange,  presents a...

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BarCamp Bournemouth 2

Apr 11

So today I became a proper geek. For those of you who don’t know, a Barcamp is a free conference which can last for a day, a weekend or longer where delegates give talks on a subject of their choice. At the beginning of the day a timetable is drawn up and slots of around an hour are dished out. The idea is for people to share information and lead demos and...

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Social Media Win

Apr 09

Tomorrow every Facebook user in the UK will be asked if they are registered to vote when they log into their account. If you’re not, it’ll direct you to the registration page. It’s in a bid to get the group (18-24 year olds) that has the lowest voter turn-out to step up and decide who they want to run the country on May 6th. Reports out today have...

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SU Elections 2010 – campaigning started!

Feb 27

Campaigning officially started at 12am in Ocean last night. Over the next 2 weeks there will be fierce campaigning from candidates on and around campus, culminating in Elections Night on Friday 12th March, where URN will be broadcasting live from the event. All this week on The Pulse from 5pm we’ll be bringing you the days election news and information....

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My Friend on the Front Line

Jan 13

The number of British military personnel killed on operations in Afghanistan since 2001 stands at 247. The latest fatality is Capt Daniel Read from 11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps, who died after an explosion in the Musa Qala area of Helmand province, on 11 January. Over the Christmas period I met up with an old school friend who is in...

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