Archive for the ‘Sociology’ Category

The Long Now

Saturday, April 29th, 2006The Long Now Foundation says The Long Now Foundation was established in 01996* to develop the Clock and Library projects, as well as to become the seed of a very long term cultural institution. The Long Now Foundation ...

More on MySpace

Monday, April 24th, 2006Via Therepublic.com These activities are exploring the nature of identity, establishing peer networks and making a public sphere of influence

Cooperation Commons

Monday, April 10th, 2006Cooperation CommonsHoward Rheingold, has a truly inspiring speech on what cooperation between individuals and communities could create and deliver, in an interconnected world.His belief is that nobody is as clever as everybody, by which he means collective intelligence created ...

When push comes to pull: the new economy & culture of the networked society

Thursday, March 30th, 2006I have been reading the Aspen Institutes latest ouvre, entitled When push comes to pull. The new economy & culture of networking technologyWhich resonates deeply with Communities Dominate Brands.David Bollier the author states If the world seems a confusing ...

When push comes to pull: a new paradigm

Thursday, March 30th, 2006I have been reading the Aspen Institutes latest ouvre, entitled When push comes to pull. The new economy & culture of networking technologyWhich resonates deeply with Communities Dominate Brands.David Bollier the author states If the world seems a confusing ...

You play World of Warcraft? You’re hired!

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006Fascinating article by John Seely Brown and Douglas Thomas on how interactive gaming is developing collaborative and leadership skills that become highly valuable to enlightened employers.the process of becoming an effective World of ...

Commerce, Culture, Community, Connectivity

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006I was speaking at the MediaGuardian Changing Media Summit yesterday.One of the topics discussed was "finding new ways to connect with consumers in a collaborative world."Unfortunately, there was not enough time to really get stuck into the topic.Its interesting ...

Business, society and the nuturing of communities

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006I was speaking at the Media Guardian Changing Media Summit yesterday.One of the topics discussed was "finding new ways to connect with consumers in a collaborative world."Unfortunately, there was not enough time to really get stuck into the topic.Its ...

Children benefit from exposure to digital culture

Monday, March 20th, 2006Children benefit from exposure to digital culture Children need to participate fully in digital culture in order to develop the "skills, knowledge, ethical frameworks and self-confidence needed to be full participants in the world around them," MIT Professor Henry ...

Communication, Community, Communion

Saturday, March 4th, 2006A thought for the day, where does the word Communication come from? What is its etymology?Communication = Community = CommunionComing together for a common purpose.Sharing together and transcending together

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