Some Thoughts on Identity

Jenny Connected

MOOC is Identity. The focus of this topic is on digital identity – exploring questions such as: ‘How do we know who someone is?’, ‘How do we project ourselves on the internet?’ Learning, Meaning and Identity , which is one of the best thumbed books on my bookshelf.

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

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Silvia and Jutta talked about how they are working to give vulnerable young people in Colombia, who have different and diverse learning needs from the norm, and are therefore marginalised by the education system, opportunities for finding their voice and identity, through shared storytelling.

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The Quantified, Qualified and Connected Self

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MOOC has been Identity. To answer these questions we have discussed what identity means, digital and otherwise, we have created identity graphs (there are some great examples, see the end of this post) and Stephen Downes, convener of this MOOC, has introduced us to the idea of encryption keys.

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Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

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Cheryl Hodgkinson -Williams and Sukaina Walji, both from the University of Capetown, were Stephen’s guests this week. Some of these new dweb projects are decentralizing identity and social networking. In this video, posted for the fifth week of the E-Learning 3.0

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Truth in a Post-Truth Age

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These are the blinkers and silos of our identities which blind us to different points of view. ” The final podcast in this series was by Simon Blackburn, author of the ‘Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy’ and until his retirement Professor of Philosophy at Cambridge University.

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Consensus and community in the distributed web

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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. The topic for this week in the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC is Community.

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Understanding ‘Betweenness’ – seeing beyond the parts

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in the architectonic philosophical system of Charles Sanders Peirce…… the issue is a tolerance for ‘vagueness’ when one considers the universe as fundamentally relational and context-dependent.’.

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Non-Duality Dude: A One-Act Play

How to Save the World

And that new article by that quantum theorist guy Sean Carroll you pointed me to last week about why the universe is the way it is, that provides five possible answers, and then concludes that his current favourite is that “the universe just is”, I liked that!

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How Would We Behave Without ‘Selves’?

How to Save the World

More interesting still is that they don’t seem to have identities. image: from Martijn Meijerink on skitterphoto.com, cc0.

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On the Shoulders of Giants

How to Save the World

This is the third and final story in a trilogy about a father and daughter. The first two were The Project , and Calling the Cage Freedom. . Image: Stepping Stones , by Paul Stevenson, CC BY 2.0.

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If space is a becoming what kind of spaces do we need for learning?

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Sian’s argument is that we need to get away from the idea that the architecture of a university is the authentic space making distance education a less authentic space. She said that sedentarism is still driving universities. 2016) ‘Away from the university’.

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