Security, identity, voice, opportunity and agency on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

In social science, agency is the capacity of individuals to act independently and to make their own free choices. By contrast, structure is those factors of influence (such as social class, religion, gender, ethnicity, ability, customs, etc.) Social Justice Repair Kit.

2018 187

Consensus and community in the distributed web

Jenny Connected

As of August 2018, about 1000 pages are deleted from Wikipedia each day. HolonIQ, Nov 30, 2018 Though dated last June this market map appeared in my inbox from Holon only today. How Wikipedia dodged public outcry plaguing social media platforms.

2018 166

Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Take us down — all those cringing provincials who still think climate change is a hoax, that being transgender is a fad or that “socialism” means purges and re-education camps. image via Ulf Parczyk on Jim Newman’s Facebook Page.

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Human Existence is Difficult. Existentialism and Phenomenology.

Jenny Connected

Bakewell points out that the problem of how to be a woman is an existentialist problem par excellence; we are profoundly gendered beings. His focus was embodied cognition, studying consciousness as a holistic social and sensory phenomenon, rather than a sequence of abstract processes.

2018 130

Fragments

How to Save the World

So, unhappily burdened with this fearful, ridiculous ‘self’, he grew up socially awkward, and mystified by lies, deceptions, fierce emotional reactions, and acts of selfishness and cruelty.

2018 50

Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

Will the Crash of 2018 Be the First Stage of Civilization’s Collapse?: T he events of the last three months have made it increasingly clear that we’re well into the first wave of global industrial civilization’s collapse.

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