Tag Archives: digital citizenship

Digital Citizenship

There is a social construction online that we call a place to live and work, to be counted as its citizens, for lack of a better word. Karen Mossberg defines #digital citizenship as “the ability to participate in society online.” The definition makes sense, but…

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The Herd Effect

We digital citizens are sometimes described as a herd.  We follow leaders, gather at certain places to exchange information, roam.  The herd can muster collective action, very much like swarms, using the most basic signals and feedback.  The herd is also a New Commons and its social capital…

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Everything Global?

Everything seems to be going “global”.  Some examples will show this: Wars are looking more and more like global police actions, rather than international conflicts. The financial systems allows money to flow globally, very much like in the heyday of the Gold Standard.  Even the…

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Space, Change and Citizenship

We exist in a constant balance of freedom and constrain.  This is so in the physical space, in our spiritual and moral spheres, in our relationship with the economy, politics and the law, and it is the reality of our body in relationship with its surroundings.  The outcomes of evolution and ecology…