That Which Gets Attention

Dr. danah boyd has posted a video of her Webstock keynote, which reflects on fear and the attention economy. The three key assertions of danah's talk are: 1. We live in a culture of fear. 2. The attention economy provides fertile ground for the culture of fear. 3. Social media is amping up the attention … Continue reading That Which Gets Attention

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Work Freedom

"One of the deepest horrors of modern man is to recognize to which which degree that inner fear, to which he doesn't know how to relate, makes a sham out of freedom." -Ivan Illich, The Rivers North of the Future Last October, John Palfrey, former Executive Director of the Berkman Center and one of the … Continue reading Work Freedom