Press

12/6/13 Omni Museum blog, TOTeM (Tales of Things and Electronic Memory) http://www.omnimuseum.org/id21.html

4/4/13 E&T Magazine (Institute of Technology and Engineering), Apps Augmenting Reality to drive retail sales by Aasha http://eandt.theiet.org/magazine/2013/04/getting-a-purchase-on-ar.cfm

13/3/12 Future Everything Newsletter, Oxfam ShelfLife Launches in Manchester, http://futureeverything.org/news/oxfam-shelflife-launches-in-manchester/

8/3/12 The 1to1 Blog, Using QR Codes to Tell a Product’s Story by Cynthia Clark http://www.1to1media.com/weblog/2012/03/using_qr_codes_to_tell_a_produ.html

7/3/12 Vodafone World of Difference, Oxfam Shelflife app reveals secret life of donated items, http://worldofdifference.vodafone.co.uk/news/archives/9305

6/3/12 MSN, Avid Studio and other great new smartphone apps Oxfam Shelflife by Adam Hartley http://tech.uk.msn.com/apps/avid-studio-and-other-great-new-smartphone-apps?page=6

6/3/12 Manchester Evening News, The Oxfam Charity Buys that Speak for Themselves http://menmedia.co.uk/manchestereveningnews/life_and_style/s/1487445_the-oxfam-charity-buys-that-speak-for-themselves

4/3/12 Independent, Agenda: Toast; Will Poulter; Bigkids; the Bon Bon bar; Game Of Thrones, (App watch: Oxfam Shelflife) http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/fashion/features/agenda-toast-will-poulter-bigkids-the-bon-bon-bar-game-of-thrones-7466539.html

3/3/12 Messenger, Trafford’s Oxfam stores pioneer new app http://www.messengernewspapers.co.uk/news/9557717.Trafford_s_Oxfam_stores_pioneer_new_app/

1/3/12 BBC Radio 4, Newsjack, Episode 2 Series 6 http://soundcloud.com/fabricatedtweek/bbc-radio-4-extra-newsjack

1/3/12 News and Star, Brave New Apps World is Looking Creepier http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/opinion/mark-green/brave-new-apps-world-is-looking-creepier-1.930150?referrerPath=news/fire-crew-rescues-man-from-blaze-in-carlisle-flat-1.899497

1/3/12 CorpComms Magazine, Oxfam Goes Digital by Emily Nicholls http://www.corpcommsmagazine.co.uk/news/2231-oxfam-goes-digital

1/3/12 Just Say Please, Shelflife app gives Oxfam items a backstory by Carmel Brown http://www.justsayplease.co.uk/technology/technology-and-gadgets/oxfamappunveiled/

29/2/12 Shelflife on BBC North West News 1pm and 6.30pm

29/2/12 on BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Radio Oxford, BBC Radio Leicester, BBC Radio Coventry & Warwickshire

28/2/12 Creativity On-Line, Explore the backstory with QR codes http://creativity-online.com/work/oxfam-shelf-life/26439

28/2/12 The Drum, Oxfam app recounts ‘digital life stories’ of charity items by John Glenday http://thedrum.co.uk/news/2012/02/28/oxfam-app-recounts-digital-life-stories-charity-items

28/2/12 Bourne Local, Oxfam app reveals history of items http://www.bournelocal.co.uk/news/oxfam_app_reveals_history_of_items_1_3566469

28/2/12 Grantham Journal, Oxfam app reveals history of items http://www.granthamjournal.co.uk/news/oxfam_app_reveals_history_of_items_1_3566469

28/2/12 Brilliant Noise, Oxfam’s Shelflife and Giving Objects a Story http://brilliantnoise.com/brilliant-oxfams-shelflife-and-giving-objects-a-story/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=brilliant-oxfams-shelflife-and-giving-objects-a-story

27/2/12 BBC technology, Oxfam’s Shelflife links goods with past using QR Codes http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-17152221

27/2/12 Guardian, Apps Rush: Adobe Photoshop Touch, AR Flashcards, Oxfam Shelflife, Collins Big Cat, Tower Bloxx and more by Stuart Dredge http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/appsblog/2012/feb/27/apps-rush

27/2/12 The Next Web, Oxfam’s new app brings charity store items to life by telling their ‘digital life stories’ by Martin Bryant http://thenextweb.com/video/2012/02/27/oxfams-new-app-brings-charity-store-items-to-life-by-telling-their-digital-life-stories/

27/2/12 Your Gadget Guide, How Oxfam Uses Smartphone Technology To Sell Goods Donated by the Public by Patrick Griffin http://www.yourgadgetguide.net/news/how-oxfam-uses-smartphone-technology-to-sell-goods-donated-by-the-public.htm

27/2/12 Stamford Mercury, Oxfam app reveals history of items http://www.stamfordmercury.co.uk/news/oxfam_app_reveals_history_of_items_1_3566469

15/11/11, Museum Practice, Oral History case study by Alison Taubman, http://www.museumsassociation.org/museum-practice/your-oral-history-case-studies/15112011-national-museum-of-scotland

7/10/11, BBC Radio Scotland, Fred MacAuley Show, Making Memories Workshop http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b015d1wv

18/9/11, Sunday Times, This dress can tell its whole life story by Kate Mansey, http://thetim.es/nN5D1k

18/9/11, Daily Mail, Facebook, the Antiques Roadshow and eBay all rolled into one: The social network for second hand goods, http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2038706/Facebook-Antiques-Roadshow-eBay-rolled-one.html#ixzz1YPIleP00

15/9/11, Mirror, Oxfam to launch hi-tech scheme in which charity items will ‘talk’ to the buyer, revealing their history, http://bit.ly/pxdKht

15/9/11, Irish Times, Adding tales to ordinary things by Dick Ahlstrom http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2011/0915/1224304143039.html

14/9/11, BBC Radio 4, The World Tonight featuring Andy Hudson-Smith (34mins in) http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/b014gcmt

14/9/11, Financial Times‘Internet of things’ is set to come By Clive Cookson http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/693a21d6-dedf-11e0-9130-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1Y0mtNtZF

14/8/11, Museum NextQr codes and Museums by Scott Billings http://www.museumnext.org/2010/blog/qr-codes-and-museums

9/8/11, Toronto Star, Buy Colin Firth’s suit and he’ll tell you all about it by Lesley Taylor, http://www.thestar.com/living/article/1036138–buy-colin-firth-s-suit-and-he-ll-tell-you-all-about-it#article

6/8/11, Mashable, QR Codes on Oxfam Clothes Reveal Celebrities Who Donated Them by Zachary Sniderman, http://mashable.com/2011/08/05/qr-code-oxfam-shop/

6/8/11, PSFK, Vintage Products Employ QR Codes to Share Celebrity Stories by Piers Fawkes, http://www.psfk.com/2011/08/vintage-products-employ-qr-codes-to-share-celebrity-stories.html

4/8/11, ecosalon, Hooked on Recycling by Rowena Ritchie http://ecosalon.com/hooked-on-recycling-006/

6/5/11, PSFK, Remixing social memory with the internet of things by Stephen Fortune,  http://www.psfk.com/2011/05/remixing-social-memory-with-the-internet-of-things.html?sms_ss=twitter&at_xt=4dc7a1af23a20d57,0

5/5/11, Pasta and Vinegar, An internet of things that don’t exist by Nicolas Nova, http://liftlab.com/think/nova/2011/05/05/an-internet-of-things-that-do-not-exist/

4/5/11, Creative Boom,  Celebrities help out Oxfam with help from Salford by Katy Cowan http://www.creativeboom.co.uk/north-west/news/celebrities-help-out-oxfam-with-help-from-salford/

14/4/11, Guardian on-line, Museum collection gets QR codes by Michael MacLeod http://www.guardian.co.uk/edinburgh/2011/apr/14/edinburgh-national-museum-scotland-qr-codes

14/4/11 Terence Eden has a Blog, QR Codes in Museums https://shkspr.mobi/blog/index.php/2011/04/qr-codes-in-museums/

8/4/11, Culture24Barcodes let visitors scan and label star items via phones at the National Museum of Scotland http://www.culture24.org.uk/art353504

8/4/11, The Scotsman, Museum barcode that unlocks rare record of Scotland’s past by Brian Ferguson, http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/scotland/Museum-barcode-to-unlock-rare.6747963.jp

8/4/11, Evening News, Museum to offer more http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/Museum-to-offer-mobile-scheme.6748234.jp

5/4/11, Society for Storytelling, Tales of Things by William Shaw, http://www.sfs.org.uk/news/show/313

10/3/11, ABC Radio National, AustraliaMass urbanisation: why do we flock together? Interview by Antony Funnell with Andy Hudson-Smith, http://abc.net.au/rn/futuretense/stories/2011/3153206.htm

17/2/11, Grist, Norway’s Facebook-killer is for buses only by Jess Zimmerman, http://www.grist.org/article/2011-02-17-norways-facebook-killer-is-for-buses-only

13/1/11, Metro, QR Codes Pick Up on Hidden Messages by Will Samson, http://www.metro.co.uk/tech/852526-qr-codes-pick-up-on-hidden-messages

8/12/10, Japan Times, A relationship with the city by Verena Dauerer http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nc20101208a1.html

6/12/10, PAGE, Internet of Things Conference, Tales of Things App by Verena Dauerer,  http://www.page-online.de/emag/technik/artikel/internet_of_things_konferenz_teil_1_tales_of_things_iapp#emaganfang

November 2010, Wired Magazine, Listed in Top 25 Tech for 2011, Chatitecture by Alex Haw

Issue 38 Oct 2010, GDR UK, Brand Developments Hi Tech Homes by Mandy Saven

Culture24, Tales of War Time Things by Richard Moss, http://www.culture24.org.uk/history+%26+heritage/war+%26+conflict/world+war+two/ART310650

12/10/10, Greenwich Time, The Heartbeat of History (p.7)http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/launch.aspx?referral=other&refresh=X1m8dH4051Na&PBID=9643820d-2df2-4db5-b9e4-58d014e535d1&skip

11/10/10, Uxbridge Gazette, POW Recounts Brave Attempts to Escape by Jack Griffith http://www.uxbridgegazette.co.uk/west-london-news/local-uxbridge-news/2010/10/11/pow-recounts-brave-attempts-to-escape-113046-27447303/

8/9/10, NY Times, The Future of Social Objects by Richard MacManus http://www.nytimes.com/external/readwriteweb/2010/09/08/08readwriteweb-the-future-of-social-objects-82545.html?ref=technology

8/9/10, Read Write Web, The Future of Social Objects by Richard McManus http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/the_future_of_social_objects.php

3/9/10, NY Times Magazine, The Back Story by Rob Walker http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/05/magazine/05FOB-Consumed-t.html?_r=3

1/9/10 Inflight Magazine, Brussels Airlines, Every Object Tells a Story by Boyd Farrow http://btheremag.com/2010/09/01/business-trends-47/

31/8/10, PRI’s The World, Tales of Things by Ari Daniel Shapiro http://www.theworld.org/2010/08/31/tales-of-things/

24/8/10, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation tech blog, Give everything a life and a story – on the Internet by Eirik Solheim http://nrkbeta.no/2010/08/24/gi-alle-ting-et-liv-og-en-historie-paa-internett/

18/8/10, Mashable, Share and Track the Story of Any Object with Printable QR Codes by Jolie O’Dell http://mashable.com/2010/08/18/tales-of-things/

3/8/10, Iddictive.com, RFID Tags and QR Codes Tell the Story of Donated Items by Mark Nagurski http://www.iddictive.com/2010/08/03/rfid-tags-qr-codes/

22/7/10, How Do, Is tagging the future for estate agents? And your marketing? http://www.how-do.co.uk/north-west-media-news/other-media/is-tagging-the-future-for-estate-agents?-and-your-marketing?-201007228662/

21/7/10, D-Build, RememberMe, Tagging Donated Objects With Oral Histories by Grant Meacham http://d-build.org/blog/?p=1446

21/7/10, Ecouterre, “RememberMe” Uses Digital Clothing Tags to Record a Garment’s History by Bridgette Meinhold, http://www.ecouterre.com/20481/rememberme-uses-digital-clothing-tags-to-explore-a-garments-history/

13/7/10, Springwise, RFID Tags Used to Attach Stories to Charity Shop’s Donated Goods http://www.springwise.com/retail/totem/

25/6/10, Architects’ Journal, Tales of Things – Tagging Shoreditch by Sean Kitchen http://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/the-critics/tales-of-things-tagging-shoreditch/8602165.article

23/6/10, Wired, Architecture Tags Hit Shoreditch by Duncan Geere http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2010-06/23/architecture-tags-shoreditch

7/6/10, Wired, Spime Watch: The Internet of Old Things by Bruce Sterling http://www.wired.com/beyond_the_beyond/2010/06/spime-watch-the-internet-of-old-things/

28/5/10, RFID Italia, Charities and IOT by Laura Zanotti http://rfid.thebizloft.com/content/beneficienza-e-iot-i-tag-raccontano

15/5/10, Radio 5 Live with Gaby Logan http://audioboo.fm/boos/128388-fivelive-rememberme

14/5/10, The Next Web, Tales of Things Gives Real-life Objects a Digital Memory by Martin Bryant http://thenextweb.com/apps/2010/05/14/tales-of-things-gives-real-life-objects-a-digital-memory/

13/5/10 The Internet of Things Council, RememberMe: Future Everything and the Internet of Things by Julian Bleecker http://www.theinternetofthings.eu/content/rememberme-future-everything-and-internet-things

13/5/10 BBC Manchester, Tales for sale at Oxfam charity shop in Manchester by Richard Turner http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/manchester/hi/people_and_places/newsid_8680000/8680310.stm

12/5/10 Wired, Oxfam Donations Get RFID Memories Read by iPhones by Duncan Geere http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2010-05/12/oxfam-donations-get-rfid-memories-read-by-iphones

1/5/10, Radio New Zealand, This Way Up http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/twu/twu-20100501-1245-Tales_of_things-048.mp3

26/4/10, BBC radio 4, Click On http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00s2w27#synopsis

20/4/10, BBC Pods and Blogs http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/podsandblogs/2010/04/tedx_ratholes_and_tales_of_thi.shtml

19/4/10, Design Week, Universities Design Digital Tagging Service by Tom Banks http://www.designweek.co.uk/universities-design-digital-tagging-service/3012410.article

19/4/10, Read Write Web, Op-Ed: Objects Aren’t Social by Richard MacManus http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/objects_are_not_social.php#comments

17/4/10, The AuricleRoad Testing Tales of Things and QR Codes by Derek Morrison. http://www.auricle.org/auriclewp/?p=4058#comments

16/4/10, Experientia, Tales of Things. http://www.experientia.com/blog/tales-of-things/

16/4/10, Basic Thinking Blog. Barcodes überall: Tales of Things gibt jedem Gegenstand ein eigenes Leben by Marek Hoffmann http://www.basicthinking.de/blog/2010/04/16/barcodes-ueberall-tales-of-things-gibt-jedem-gegenstand-ein-eigenes-leben/

15/4/10, Guardian, Barcodes without barriers – is this the web’s next big thing? by Victor Keegan http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/apr/15/barcodes-geotagging-victor-keegan

14/4/10, L’Atelier, L’Internet des objets gagne en simplicité http://www.atelier.fr/applications/10/14042010/internet-des-objets-tag-code-barre-2d-qr-code-memoire—description-tales-of-things-39630-.html

13/4/10, Wired, Spime Watch: Tales of Things by Bruce Sterling http://www.wired.com/beyond_the_beyond/2010/04/spime-watch-tales-of-things/

13/4/10, New Scientist, Barcodes Help Objects Tell Their Stories by Jim Giles http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn18766-barcodes-help-objects-tell-their-stories.html

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