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What Makes Cities Bloom and Prosper?: Connected and Cooperating People

This is the title of chapter 8 that I wrote in a book*) about “Smart Cities”, see picture. ============part of chapter===== What Makes Cities Bloom and Prosper?: Connected & Cooperating People Jaap van Till Prof Emeritus Network Architecture and Digital Infrastructures, Tildro … Continue reading

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‘Das Digital’1.0: Appreciation of internet and its Impact

Introduction Most public & media stories for the last decade or so about ‘the internet’ ; whatever that is; are alarmist and use ‘memes’ (look it up!) to attract attention. ‘Bad for children’, ‘harmful to your brain’, ‘incites sex and … Continue reading

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Basis for my Belief in Open Connectivism : “Connect with the Other”

Here is IMHO the only antidote against the isolationist and xenophobic IDEAS of Trump, PERGIDA (Ger), Ms Le Pen(Fr), Wilders (PVV-NL) and UKIP (UK). And a powerful idea opposite to the ideas of upcoming fascism and nationalism all over the world, … Continue reading

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Postcapitalism and the city — P2P Foundation

Paul Mason delivered this Keynote at Barcelona Initiative for Technological SovereigntyCCCB, 7 October 2016: The idea of postcapitalism consists of two hypotheses, about the unique effects of information technology (ICT). First, that information technology is preventing the normal adaptation process, … Continue reading

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The Way Ahead 4: Proposed Remedy Against Escape into Fear & Isolated Tribes = Synthecracy !

“Talent is always conscious of its own abundance & does not object to sharing”    ~~Alexander Solzhenitsyn How can we use the sociology of networking in more constructive ways than spreading fear? The media are each day full of shocking … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL CALL BY #NUITDEBOUT

WE CALL FOR A #GLOBALDEBOUT DAY OF ACTION ON THE 15 OF MAY, 2016 We call on peoples movements across the world to mobilise for justice and real democracy on the 15 of May, 2016 for a #GLOBALDEBOUT.… Source: INTERNATIONAL … Continue reading

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Do Support “TransTribal Collaboration” #TransTco

This is urgent. We have to recognize and support #Btwieners who can bridge the fences and borders between groups of people by connecting able and creative specialists who can solve problems together by contributing proven knowhow from different perspectives and … Continue reading

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