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I noticed a friend on Facebook had 3,700 odd friends. Surely it is not possible for a human to process all the information they would put out. I personally keep friends on Facebook to folk I actually know or who have much in common and I will speak to. Anyway, how do we get more people to sign up and take part on here?

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Does technology include or exclude?

I wanted to start this as a discussion but can't figure out how to add a discussion - so case in point.  I'm generally fairly capable with technology and engage in social media and other online activities.  But what about people who don't 'do' computers?  We have some core members who are not IT literate, how do we reach out to them?  Technology seems to be a two-edged sword, for some people it can be a way to be involved, for others it excludes.  We still need to…

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Hello Al

Welcome to Celf A'r Gymuned/Art and Community Al.  You are our first member!  Could you tell us a little bit about yourself and your interest in art and social inclusion please?  It would be great to find out more about you if that's OK.

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Amanda Wells commented on Al Daffern's blog post To much information!
"I have invited some contacts with an interest in art and social inclusion, and invited them to pass on to any contacts that they think might be interested.  I guess we see how it goes in these early days and then come up with a plan if take-up needs…"
Oct 18
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I noticed a friend on Facebook had 3,700 odd friends. Surely it is not possible for a human to process all the information they would put out. I personally keep friends on Facebook to folk I actually know or who have much in common and I will speak…
Oct 18
Amanda Wells commented on Al Daffern's blog post John and Yoko
"Great colours."
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 In the past fame was a bi product of a person or group having some kind of talent. These days fame has become a product in itself, to be consumed. Like bubblegum or chocolate , like a bubblegum John Lennon. Please feel free to comment
Oct 16
Al Daffern posted a blog post
 In the past fame was a bi product of a person or group having some kind of talent. These days fame has become a product in itself, to be consumed. Like bubblegum or chocolate , like a bubblegum John Lennon.
Oct 16
Al Daffern and Amanda Wells are now friends
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Al Daffern left a comment for Al Daffern
" In the past fame was a bi product of a person or group having some kind of talent. These days fame has become a product in itself, to be consumed. Like bubblegum or chocolate , like a bubblegum John Lennon.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BaRrd4iDTdS/?…"
Oct 15
Al Daffern commented on Amanda Wells's blog post Does technology include or exclude?
"yes its pretty sad the site is closing down. Its set in a lovely green area and close to the town, so its prime land for redevelopment. Council need money to empty bins and the site is worth a few million I'd guess. I don't think its just my own per…"
Oct 15
Amanda Wells commented on Amanda Wells's blog post Does technology include or exclude?
"Sorry to hear about the closure of the day centre.  Organisations here in Powys have had to scale back too, and some have folded.  I feel that successive governments have talked the talk of social inclusion and empowerment but not walked the walk, t…"
Oct 15
Al Daffern commented on Amanda Wells's blog post Does technology include or exclude?
"The irony is, as the world becomes more connected through modern means, the old sense of community breaks down and so isolation becomes worse fro those housebound for whatever reason. Also those who are simply having to spend every hour working to j…"
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Amanda Wells commented on Amanda Wells's blog post Hello Al
"Hi Al, thanks for that.  I know what you mean about getting over the hurdles to make art, I have a blank canvas that's been staring at me for a couple of weeks now.  Some of our members don't do computers and it does restrict their opportunities, ev…"
Oct 15
Al Daffern commented on Amanda Wells's blog post Hello Al
"HI Amanda, I'm not sure if this is the place to respond to general comments? HI I'm 51 and come from Wolverhampton. I now live in Walsall. I've had Tourettes since about age 5 so have always been a bit different. I've always liked and practised art…"
Oct 15
Al Daffern left a comment for Al Daffern
"HI Amanda, I'm not sure if this is the place to respond to general comments? HI I'm 51 and come from Wolverhampton. I now live in Walsall. I've had Tourettes since about age 5 so have always been a bit different. I've always liked and practised art…"
Oct 15
Amanda Wells left a comment for Al Daffern
"Welcome to Celf A'r Gymuned/Art and Community Al.  You are our first member!  Could you tell us a little bit about yourself and your interest in art and social inclusion please?  It would be great to find out more about you if that's OK."
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