Category Archives: Communities

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow (70) passed away, may he RIP.

[[ ]] Barlow passed away on February 8, 2018. He was a great inspirator for freedom of expression online and coined the name “Cyberspace” (the worldwide Civil Society community of online connected people, freely imagining & sharing & creating thoughts … Continue reading

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About Our Connected Future, 4: Policy Transition from Entities to RELATIONS Between Entities

Princeton professor Ann-Marie Slaughter, former director of policy planning at the US State Department, applies network theory to international relations in the post-cold war world. Her important book “The Chess-Board & The Web – Strategies of Connection in a Networked World”  … Continue reading

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About Our Connected Future. 2: “Connecting People to Prosperity in the Exponential Age”

This a must-read re-blog from Singularity Hub It was also reposted by the P2PFoundation blog and the Collective Intelligence blog. I consider it as one of the most clear update on the way ahead we together face. It liks … 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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‘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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Reason, Creativity and Freedom U-2

((click on the image above to open the Article of the P2P Foundation)) Whether the twenty-first century will be the most radical of times or the most reactionary … will depend overwhelmingly upon the kind of social movement and program … 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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