This site allows you to search a wide variety of digital historical resources, such as records of crime, plague deaths and archaeological finds, and plot these onto different base maps, including John Rocque’s well known map of London from 1746. …

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A bit grim perhaps (there’ll be more jolly sites to round off the week), but with Christmas just around the corner and the liklihood of seasonal campaigns to stop people from drinking and driving, here’s a sobering map upon which …

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Letting your social networking get out of control? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlZcHwsa6CU Or here are various numbers of signs of Twitter addiction: http://www.quickonlinetips.com/archives/2009/05/twitter-addiction-signs/ http://toddjordan.wordpress.com/2008/03/02/10-signs-of-twitter-addiction/ http://blogof.francescomugnai.com/2009/08/33-wonderful-pictures-of-twitter-addiction/ Or work out when you tweet most in this rather fascinating mashup: http://www.xefer.com/twitter/

In a slightly unusual TOTD we couldn’t help but be inspired by this story of someone with severe short term memory loss using technology to try to piece together something of a memory. http://blog.evernote.com/2010/03/25/user-profile-patrick-jones-living-with-traumatic-brain-injury-with-help-from-evernote/ We’ve long been enthusiasts of mind-mapping …

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