12/6/13 Omni Museum blog, TOTeM (Tales of Things and Electronic Memory)

4/4/13 E&T Magazine (Institute of Technology and Engineering), Apps Augmenting Reality to drive retail sales by Aasha

13/3/12 Future Everything Newsletter, Oxfam ShelfLife Launches in Manchester,

8/3/12 The 1to1 Blog, Using QR Codes to Tell a Product’s Story by Cynthia Clark

7/3/12 Vodafone World of Difference, Oxfam Shelflife app reveals secret life of donated items,

6/3/12 MSN, Avid Studio and other great new smartphone apps Oxfam Shelflife by Adam Hartley

6/3/12 Manchester Evening News, 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)

3/3/12 Messenger, Trafford’s Oxfam stores pioneer new app

1/3/12 BBC Radio 4, Newsjack, Episode 2 Series 6

1/3/12 News and Star, Brave New Apps World is Looking Creepier

1/3/12 CorpComms Magazine, Oxfam Goes Digital by Emily Nicholls

1/3/12 Just Say Please, Shelflife app gives Oxfam items a backstory by Carmel Brown

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

28/2/12 The Drum, Oxfam app recounts ‘digital life stories’ of charity items by John Glenday

28/2/12 Bourne Local, Oxfam app reveals history of items

28/2/12 Grantham Journal, Oxfam app reveals history of items

28/2/12 Brilliant Noise, Oxfam’s Shelflife and Giving Objects a Story

27/2/12 BBC technology, Oxfam’s Shelflife links goods with past using QR Codes

27/2/12 Guardian, Apps Rush: Adobe Photoshop Touch, AR Flashcards, Oxfam Shelflife, Collins Big Cat, Tower Bloxx and more by Stuart Dredge

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

27/2/12 Your Gadget Guide, How Oxfam Uses Smartphone Technology To Sell Goods Donated by the Public by Patrick Griffin

27/2/12 Stamford Mercury, Oxfam app reveals history of items

15/11/11, Museum Practice, Oral History case study by Alison Taubman,

7/10/11, BBC Radio Scotland, Fred MacAuley Show, Making Memories Workshop

18/9/11, Sunday Times, This dress can tell its whole life story by Kate Mansey,

18/9/11, Daily Mail, Facebook, the Antiques Roadshow and eBay all rolled into one: The social network for second hand goods,

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

15/9/11, Irish Times, Adding tales to ordinary things by Dick Ahlstrom

14/9/11, BBC Radio 4, The World Tonight featuring Andy Hudson-Smith (34mins in)

14/9/11, Financial Times‘Internet of things’ is set to come By Clive Cookson

14/8/11, Museum NextQr codes and Museums by Scott Billings

9/8/11, Toronto Star, Buy Colin Firth’s suit and he’ll tell you all about it by Lesley Taylor,–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,

6/8/11, PSFK, Vintage Products Employ QR Codes to Share Celebrity Stories by Piers Fawkes,

4/8/11, ecosalon, Hooked on Recycling by Rowena Ritchie

6/5/11, PSFK, Remixing social memory with the internet of things by Stephen Fortune,,0

5/5/11, Pasta and Vinegar, An internet of things that don’t exist by Nicolas Nova,

4/5/11, Creative Boom,  Celebrities help out Oxfam with help from Salford by Katy Cowan

14/4/11, Guardian on-line, Museum collection gets QR codes by Michael MacLeod

14/4/11 Terence Eden has a Blog, QR Codes in Museums

8/4/11, Culture24Barcodes let visitors scan and label star items via phones at the National Museum of Scotland

8/4/11, The Scotsman, Museum barcode that unlocks rare record of Scotland’s past by Brian Ferguson,

8/4/11, Evening News, Museum to offer more

5/4/11, Society for Storytelling, Tales of Things by William Shaw,

10/3/11, ABC Radio National, AustraliaMass urbanisation: why do we flock together? Interview by Antony Funnell with Andy Hudson-Smith,

17/2/11, Grist, Norway’s Facebook-killer is for buses only by Jess Zimmerman,

13/1/11, Metro, QR Codes Pick Up on Hidden Messages by Will Samson,

8/12/10, Japan Times, A relationship with the city by Verena Dauerer

6/12/10, PAGE, Internet of Things Conference, Tales of Things App by Verena Dauerer,

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,

12/10/10, Greenwich Time, The Heartbeat of History (p.7)

11/10/10, Uxbridge Gazette, POW Recounts Brave Attempts to Escape by Jack Griffith

8/9/10, NY Times, The Future of Social Objects by Richard MacManus

8/9/10, Read Write Web, The Future of Social Objects by Richard McManus

3/9/10, NY Times Magazine, The Back Story by Rob Walker

1/9/10 Inflight Magazine, Brussels Airlines, Every Object Tells a Story by Boyd Farrow

31/8/10, PRI’s The World, Tales of Things by Ari Daniel Shapiro

24/8/10, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation tech blog, Give everything a life and a story – on the Internet by Eirik Solheim

18/8/10, Mashable, Share and Track the Story of Any Object with Printable QR Codes by Jolie O’Dell

3/8/10,, RFID Tags and QR Codes Tell the Story of Donated Items by Mark Nagurski

22/7/10, How Do, Is tagging the future for estate agents? And your marketing?

21/7/10, D-Build, RememberMe, Tagging Donated Objects With Oral Histories by Grant Meacham

21/7/10, Ecouterre, “RememberMe” Uses Digital Clothing Tags to Record a Garment’s History by Bridgette Meinhold,

13/7/10, Springwise, RFID Tags Used to Attach Stories to Charity Shop’s Donated Goods

25/6/10, Architects’ Journal, Tales of Things – Tagging Shoreditch by Sean Kitchen

23/6/10, Wired, Architecture Tags Hit Shoreditch by Duncan Geere

7/6/10, Wired, Spime Watch: The Internet of Old Things by Bruce Sterling

28/5/10, RFID Italia, Charities and IOT by Laura Zanotti

15/5/10, Radio 5 Live with Gaby Logan

14/5/10, The Next Web, Tales of Things Gives Real-life Objects a Digital Memory by Martin Bryant

13/5/10 The Internet of Things Council, RememberMe: Future Everything and the Internet of Things by Julian Bleecker

13/5/10 BBC Manchester, Tales for sale at Oxfam charity shop in Manchester by Richard Turner

12/5/10 Wired, Oxfam Donations Get RFID Memories Read by iPhones by Duncan Geere

1/5/10, Radio New Zealand, This Way Up

26/4/10, BBC radio 4, Click On

20/4/10, BBC Pods and Blogs

19/4/10, Design Week, Universities Design Digital Tagging Service by Tom Banks

19/4/10, Read Write Web, Op-Ed: Objects Aren’t Social by Richard MacManus

17/4/10, The AuricleRoad Testing Tales of Things and QR Codes by Derek Morrison.

16/4/10, Experientia, Tales of Things.

16/4/10, Basic Thinking Blog. Barcodes überall: Tales of Things gibt jedem Gegenstand ein eigenes Leben by Marek Hoffmann

15/4/10, Guardian, Barcodes without barriers – is this the web’s next big thing? by Victor Keegan

14/4/10, L’Atelier, L’Internet des objets gagne en simplicité—description-tales-of-things-39630-.html

13/4/10, Wired, Spime Watch: Tales of Things by Bruce Sterling

13/4/10, New Scientist, Barcodes Help Objects Tell Their Stories by Jim Giles

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