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The opposite of ‘open’ isn’t closed. The opposite of open is ‘broken.’

For the collection of 2012 buzzwords I’m curating, ‘open‘ is one of my favorites. Consider: Open Education Open Journalism Open Space Technology Open Science That said, here’s one of my favorite quotes of the year: The opposite of ‘open’ isn’t closed. … Continue reading

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Our Changing Reactions to Technology @ Douglas Adams

I’ve come up with a set of rules that describe our reactions to technologies: 1. Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works. … Continue reading

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Digital Literacy

A few weeks ago I was watching with a surprising amount of interest the livestreaming from New Zealand’s NetHui. It was chock-full of honest conversations and observations, including this gem: Digital illiteracy is thoroughly embedded in government, in business, in … Continue reading

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