Outside of Work

WikiPedia and Social Business

Like many people, I use Wikipedia a *lot* (more than I realise in fact, looking at my recent browsing history…) Like Wi-Fi, it’s always just kind of been there for me. Today I made a donation on behalf of the business (I am sure the rest of us use Wikipedia all the time also). But [...]

Saying Thank you Seafarers through Social Media

The IMO is asking the world to say ‘Thank you Seafarers’ on June 25th. Carve has been working closely with the IMO on the social media strategy to support the day. Organisations and individuals can play their part using the Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Flickr, YouTube and blogger toolkits. The official press release reads: People everywhere [...]

Social Media and Hackney at the House of Lords

As part of our work with the Learning Trust and Success in the Making, we recently went to the House of Lords with Hackney’s Trailblazers. On the day, we got the kids to suggest their ideas as to how they would promote Success in Hackney via social media, which they Tweeted live from the HoL [...]

Haiti Earthquake Anniversary

It is coming up to the first anniversary of the Haiti earthquake and, outside of the current political upheaval, our thoughts are particularly attuned to the island for a couple of close-to-home reasons: my sister in law Mathilde is working there for Caritas (some of her articles here ), and we are helping charity Plan [...]

Carve’s Prohibition Christmas party….

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More on the wiki leaks

If anyone is still interested just come across another article, an interview with Julian Assange, who apparently came out of hiding on Monday. Julian Assange, who the feds fear may publish State Dept. secrets, talked to Philip Shenon about his outreach to Washington, his fear of criminal charges—and why Bradley Manning is a “national hero.” [...]

Carve Christmas in Floridita. Animal Prints: In

Since we rarely / never practice what we preach when it comes to telling the, ahem, “Carve story“, we thought we’d break with tradition with a quick snap from our Christmas party on Friday, held in soho’s Floridita, which is where Mezzo used to be. So it was Mojitos all round, followed by dinner and [...]

Top 100 Twitter tools – which one is best?

Brian Solis on his PR2.0 blog has collated and published this amazing list of the top 100 ways you can use Twitter. Twitter Client Market Share 1. Web,40.945% 2. API,11.6418% (custom applications, scripts or bots) 3. TweetDeck,6.635% 4. UberTwitter,4.288% 5. twitterfeed,3.9538% 6. txt,3.9254% 7. mobile web,3.567% 8. TwitterFon,2.4622% 9. Tweetie,2.1434% 10. TwitterFox,1.3588% 11. Echofon,1.3356% 12. [...]

Some questions can’t be answered by Google..

Saw this on ReadWriteWeb and loved it. Great photo from Mykl Roventine on Flickr

10:10 We’re a part of it. Are you?

For those of you read the Guardian this morning, you’ll certainly be aware of the 10:10 initiative. What is it? 10:10 is an ambitious project to unite every sector of British society behind one simple idea: that by working together we can achieve a 10% cut in the UK’s carbon emissions in 2010. 10:10 was [...]