Why do you use social media? Kristin Alford

My guest post series “Why do you use social media?” is powering ahead, this week with Kristin Alford. Kristin is a futurist, technologist, communicator at Bridge8 and organiser of TEDxAdelaide. I really enjoyed listening to Kristin’s address to Media140 recently, where her topic was “Digital dysphorias“.  As I witnessed Kristin bringing an iPad to a…

A Saturday worth sharing: TEDx Adelaide

 I attended the TEDx event  in Adelaide yesterday. And I was deliberately unprepared. I didn’t read the speakers’ booklet. I didn’t delve into their CVs, visit their websites or try to forecast what they would say. I wanted each speaker to be a surprise as they took the podium, and to be open to insights…