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Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

Another criticism that is often levelled at open education is that it has a colonising effect, propagating the voice of Western society, but Stephen also pointed out that if you create your own open educational resources, you can promote your own culture.

2018 225

Cultural Acedia: When We Can No Longer Care

How to Save the World

There is a strong argument to be made that we are once again at the buffoon stage, once again increasingly in the hands of a small handful of psychopaths whipping up fear and fury and setting the stage for global autocracy, confrontation and brinksmanship. This is cultural acedia.

2018 74

Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

These are just a recipes for ever more socio-economic and cultural alienation, disillusion and disempowerment. It can be applied anywhere – from the local to the global – and could take many forms. We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis.

2018 182

Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

These are just a recipes for ever more socio-economic and cultural alienation, disillusion and disempowerment. It can be applied anywhere – from the local to the global – and could take many forms. We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis.

2018 130

On the Shoulders of Giants

How to Save the World

But then they totally destroy their credibility by arguing that the culture is ‘right’ to lock up misbehavers, despite their total lack of control over what they do, for the sake of their own and others’ safety!

2018 46

A couple of musings on democracy

Chris Corrigan

Threats to the voting system are global, affecting every country and every level of government. Two links in the feed this morning had me thinking about democracy, participation and local governance.

2018 48

Walking away from facebook

Chris Corrigan

Facebook in engaged in undermining democracy and articles I was reading in 2018 pointed to their intentional and unintentional aiding and abetting behaviour with respect to the elections and democratic engagement. ” I’m not going to reveal the identity of that twitter account.

2019 95