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


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