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Steve Thompson
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My work and my background:
Community Media, Digital Inclusion, Community Informatics. I am a musician and a creative
What is my contribution to a Global Villages network
not sure

Steve Thompson's Blog

Occupy Stanhope

I have been working with Jack Drum Arts of County Durham on a Community Play based on the subject of the 1818 ³Battle of Stanhope². The play will run for 3 days in March 2012 in a barn in Stanhope.



Basically the story goes like this: the Napoleonic wars had ended and there was a lesser need for lead (bullets). Starving lead miners in Weardale turned to poaching to supplement their income. The Prince Bishop sent Gamekeepers on a mission and captured the Siddle brothers. Their friends… Continue

Posted on December 4, 2011 at 9:24am — 3 Comments

Digital Villages

Thank you for inviting me here Franz. I have many stories to tell and many links to share so this may happen over time. I have been using the concept of "Digital Villages" for a while but it's really a metaphore for something more concrete. You may recall Franz that when you visited Teesside I used the concept of "Rivers" to describe where you were in the world and how my heritage and mindset was focussed by the three main rivers that define my region in the North East of England.



My… Continue

Posted on February 22, 2009 at 11:11pm — 1 Comment

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At 9:35pm on February 22, 2009, Franz Nahrada said…
Welcome Steve, for me you are actually one of the pioneers of the Global Villages movement and I hope you do give us some more links, maybe on a blog page. And that you collect a team for Community Media Ideas here....
At 7:33pm on May 26, 2010, Mark Cruthers said…
Hi Steve,

With your interest in Virtual Technology, I recommend you take a look at Wiziq's virtual classroom and authorstream's power point presentation platform. Both are web based platforms, have a bunch of features and free basic service. Here’s a public class recording you might find of interest.

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