Horizon Blog

Focus on Research – Dr Ben Bedwell

Research Fellow Dr Ben Bedwell’s work focuses on helping cultural and heritage organisations present the collections and properties they hold. Often, his work involves using new technology to improve visitors’ […]

Sharenting – Raising a footprint: our social media compulsions as parents

Blog post by Jessica Maliphant, Child Emotional Well-Being Consultant and Sarah Martindale, Horizon Research Fellow © J. Maliphant, 2014 It’s summer and Facebook news feeds are awash with idyllic, sun-drenched […]

Putting Crowdsourcing In Action

Blog Post By Mark Illife Crowdsourcing is increasing in popularity as a form of distributed problem solving enabled by digital technologies. “The crowd” is invited to contribute towards projects, this […]

Controversy around Ethics of Facebook’s Study is Missing the Real Issue

Blog post by Dr Murray Goulden – Horizon Research Fellow Facebook came in for considerable criticism recently when they revealed that, over a one week period in 2012, they conducted […]

The relationship, stupid! Adapting the service relationship for today’s citizens

Authored by Jesse Blum – Research Fellow There has been recent emphasis on complaint handling in public affairs, but the issue tracking model of open software might be a better […]