Category Archives: China

The ‘Authoritarian Capitalist’ govt of China did not allow Democracy 30 years ago.

On this day 30 years ago about a million people demonstrated peacefully all over China and on the Tien An Men Square in Beijing, for more freedom and the rights of workers to co-decide. The Chinese government brought in tanks … Continue reading

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The Future Is ASIAN, now in Dutch language version

1. Dear readers of my theCONNECTIVIST blogpage, in May 2016 I reported about an important book by Parag Khanna describing the worldwide main infrastructures for [transport of goods&people/ transport of energy / transport of information] : https://theconnectivist.wordpress.com/2016/05/03/book-connectography-mapping-the-global-network-revolution/  . 2. Now … Continue reading

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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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About China’s Internet Censorship

In the Republic of China there are approx. 650 million Internet users, of which 86 % mobile. This is probably the largest online population on the planet, and all network functions within China, including education, digital business and social media … Continue reading

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L3 My keynote at the Open Source Developers Conference Australia 2014

Here are the slides of that lecture:  Lect3 KeynoteOSDC2014 JvTill7f And here is the video recording of it: https://theconnectivist.wordpress.com/2013/12/09/privacy-what-is-was-it/ Its objective was to inspire. Jaap van Till, Connectivist and #Btwiener

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C5 “Alphabets of Life”: great book about our common cultural roots

1. I recommend you read this amazing book about alphabet characters and languages by genius librarian Kim Veltman : http://www.alphabetsoflife.com/   charting the common roots of our culture. Characters are components of languages which Dr. Veltman, director of the Virtual McLuhan Institute … Continue reading

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