In this powerful talk from TEDGlobal, Rebecca MacKinnon describes the expanding struggle for freedom and control in cyberspace, and asks: How do we design the next phase of the Internet with accountability and freedom at its core, rather than control? She believes the internet is headed for a “Magna Carta” moment when citizens around the world demand that their governments protect free speech and their right to connection.
Being a native Calgarian, I have always liked that phrase. It speaks to perseverance, persistence and desire for movement forward. Fresh out of cataract surgery, I’m loving the clarity of these spring days and I seem to have a clarified vision of where I want to go and who I want to be. One part…
A range of emotions and thoughts during an evening in downtown Victoria.
Issues of anti-Black racism and policing are top of mind these days. We [white folks] need to do better.
A short post on social media, democracy and learning.
Here’s a post about Michael Eisner’s book, Camp. He credits much of his success in life to foundational lessons learned at camp.
A site dedicated to Developmental Assets for children and youth, with many suggestions for positively engaging young people in their own development.