Category Archives: Democracy

Six or seven things Social Media can do for democracy

Social media often goes very wrong. Making it right requires a vision for how social media can help, not harm, society. Social media doesn’t work the way we think it should. That’s the conclusion many people have come to in … Continue reading

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Digital Democracy – The tools transforming political engagement

Democratic institutions today look much as they have done for decades, if not centuries. The Houses of Parliament, the US Congress, and some of the West’s oldest parliaments are largely untouched by successive waves of new technology. We still live in a … Continue reading

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Why Technology Hasn’t Delivered More Democracy

The current moment confronts us with a paradox. The first fifteen years of this century have been a time of astonishing advances in communications and information technology, including digitalization, mass-accessible video platforms, smart phones, social media, billions of people gaining … Continue reading

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Democratizing Learning Innovation

People are self-organizing their learning and people are shaping the way they are learning … Technology itself lets us create things, and creating things is a great way to learn… We’ve been involved with an experiment with a number of … Continue reading

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