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Ian Aspin
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Who'd want to live in a more dangerous world? Climate change makes everything worse. Look at these: gu.com/p/3qq8n/tw via @johnurry
@BlackburnMarket @usher_paul It's definitely one of the best indoor markets I've seen, especially one in new premises pic.twitter.com/SgLYhOm8IE
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Good to see stalls expanding on Blackburn Market - Octagon - Harmony Angels - Jack's Fabrics! @BlackburnMarket
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Haven't visited Blackburn for a while? - Discover the new look @Mall_Blackburn, the new @BlackburnMarket & our wealth of independent shops.
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With setbacks & failures, it's OK not to feel OK. If you're struggling, this could help: tinyurl.com/ona8svx @TheSumoGuy
Today marks the 9th anniversary of the 7/7 #London bombings. Our thoughts are with the victims' families + all those who were affected
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The #BlackburnBID is here to attract and support businesses back to our town
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Tears, memories & thinking about friends & collegues no longer with us bit.ly/1vQF8by by @SirBillTaylor @lancstelegraph
Thank you @DawnHomeopath great talk about water, included teeth, Prince Charles and hamsters! #SUS4All @LancasterESTA pic.twitter.com/j39R4shhh6
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Lots of inspiring people in Lancaster & Morecambe area working together to create shared value & real prosperity #sus4all
#sus4all workshop today in Lancaster. We're part of building a sustainable community together. #communityenergy
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A diverse group of people all brought together to talk about sustainability #SUS4All
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Need to get involved in Transition Lancaster, positive community things happening! Love the spud club idea! #sus4all @LancasterESTA
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So: *do* networked technologies actually enhance citizen engagement? ndi.org/CP-ICT-study
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@TheSISTeam @Jackstilgoe In the context of ICT, it refers to Requirements Engineering, bit.ly/MryDMu
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New book on responsible research and innovation out now: bit.ly/19cVqSL
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What is the real ethical question of technology innovation? What's your one pro and con? tweet your thoughts @frriict
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Judy wajcman talks about the Lego woman scientist. But her minifigure has her martinis upside down. pic.twitter.com/XGLnl0YrEm
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I'm more scared by Utopias than Dystopias
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John Hand explains the @EPSRC's RI approach, with a kind reference to our work epsrc.ac.uk/research/frame…
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@solobasssteve "Do no evil" unless requested to do so by government agencies.
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@MikeKSmith "do no evil (unless we can make a shit-ton of money out of it)"
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A consideration of enoughness - factor this into everything you do.
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The huge challenge in an age of data ubiquity is literacy - questioning data provinence/meaning/manipulation - Nigel Shadbolt
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the woman opposite me is reading Heat magazine. It's indefensibly terrible. Humanity at its banal, stunted, ignorant worst.
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on the train home after a wonderful responsible innovation in ICT conference. Kudos to @Marenka and the team for putting it together.
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Responsible Innovation: Innovation may bring a lot of good to society, but it isn't a good in itself:) edx.org/course/delftx/… Cc:@edXOnline
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The slow death of free speech » The Spectator specc.ie/QbYgTU
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I hope this book by @astradisastra will help more people take back power & culture in the digital age: amzn.to/1kpQqgn
The capitalist imagination: It's easier to imagine a fleet of self-driving cars than cities w/ free efficient public transit. Or bike lanes.
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Drivers aren't what needed to be "disrupted," it's driving itself. The fact our cities are unwalkable & public transit stinks.
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Finally, someone talking sense about the same-old, same-old selfish powers that dominate the Internet bit.ly/1nAS5YA @astradisastra
The Internet is an amazing tool for a better world, but only if we rescue it from economic elites bit.ly/1nAS5YA @astradisastra
OK campers.... cheers for all the chats & banter.... Think Better. Feel Better. Take an Aspin. It's good night from me.
Eric Morecambe's certainly one of the most appealing characters of 20th century but what d'ya reckon makes him so? youtu.be/R7GeKLE0x3s
Look out for our "Run of the Mill" events up date posters for June/July. So exciting. Or simply log on to haltonmill.org.uk
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Had to take a 1 minute break from my training cycle/run to capture these 7 Cygnets Lets hope they all make it to... fb.me/3e1fTeuGa
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View from Paddy's Pole on Fair Snape yesterday just before the heavens opened! #Forestofbowland #Lancashire pic.twitter.com/KTuDxGEQDy
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I'd be nice and cosy in this cabin on Morecambe Bay, watching the sun go down pic.twitter.com/t6m6H5u863 via @tubbytubster
Morecambe, where we dance on golden sands in the summer breeze pic.twitter.com/6OpDFzcTN5 by @kenson86 via @Morecambe_Bay
This made me laugh but what's it about? RT @suzicretney it's like opening the front door & yelling short statements out to random passers-by