blog by Ton Zijlstra since 2002, about how our digital and networked world changes how we work, learn, decide and organize. I explore the tools and strategies that help us navigate the networked world. Key-words: open data, open government, fablabs, making, complexity, networked agency, networked learning, ethics by design.
Cory Doctorow formulates something that I think can go onto every list of principles organisations I work with formulate for smart cities, as well as the many data ethics discussions I sit in on. Don’t track people, help people track the environment to feed their decisions. This flipping of perpective fits with what I posted […]
The key insight I find I gained in the past months is that SDGs can be used to add a macroscope to most issues and challenges. So I think Peter Bihr definitely is on a useful track: Peter Bihr posts about using the UN Human Right Charter, and more specifically the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals […]
by on Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:51:39 +0100:
Much of the work and thinking around improving my and my company’s overall information hygiene was triggered by conversations I had with Arjen Kamphuis, finally prompting me into action early 2014. He disappeared during vacationing in Norway in August 2018. Later this week an art exhibition about him will open, as well as a book […]
As of our last all hands meeting we have moved our company to using NextCloud on a server in a German data center. This is the second major step in improving on our information hygiene in the company, after adopting RocketChat and leaving Slack. I had created the cloud already last May, but we had […]
by on Wed, 22 Jan 2020 12:15:05 +0100:
Thanks to Boris Mann, I found out a new novel by William Gibson, Agency, is available today in North-America and due to be available 23 January here in the Netherlands. Pre-ordered for Kindle. I know what I’ll be reading the next few days.
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