Postbureaucrat

Personal blogging by Steph Gray, founder of Helpful Digital and erstwhile bureaucrat

Tag: young people

Don’t be down with the kids

August 23, 2010

I started my career in market research, where soliciting the views of under 16s is frowned upon without rather a lot of faffing around getting hold of parental consent. Online, surveys tend to ask if you’re older than 16, and if not, chuck you out. On balance, it’s probably a good thing that dubious marketers…

Not what ships are for

July 12, 2009

It was great to be able to help Tim Davies host his second unconference on young people, youth work and social media – ConnectedGeneration – at the BIS offices on Saturday. As with last year, the 40+ participants were fantastically diverse, from BT to the United Reform Church, digital agencies, several local authorities and organisations…