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Facebook games may actually do some good in your life — ScienceDaily

Beyond being a fun distraction, social network games can offer family members a meaningful way to interact and meet social obligations, a new study concludes. Researchers found that some online games offer families a common topic of conversation and enhance the quality of time spent together, despite the fact that most don’t necessarily involve any … Continue reading

Chapter 1: A Disembodied Culture (Draft)

Chapter 1: A Disembodied Culture When you lose touch with inner stillness you lose touch with yourself, when you lose touch with yourself you lose yourself in the world – Eckhart Tolle How we, as parents and educators, understand heightened sensory sensitivity and the senses is influenced by our culture and greatly affects our ability … Continue reading

Andrew McAfee: Are droids taking our jobs? | Video on TED.com

Robots and algorithms are getting good at jobs like building cars, writing articles, translating — jobs that once required a human. So what will we humans do for work? Andrew McAfee walks through recent labor data to say: We ain’t seen nothing yet. But then he steps back to look at big history, and comes … Continue reading

Clay Shirky: How the Internet will (one day) transform government | Video on TED.com

The open-source world has learned to deal with a flood of new, oftentimes divergent, ideas using hosting services like GitHub — so why can’t governments? In this rousing talk Clay Shirky shows how democracies can take a lesson from the Internet, to be not just transparent but also to draw on the knowledge of all … Continue reading

Using Social Media to Enhance Civic Participation

Using Social Media to Enhance Civic Participation View more documents from GovLoop

Concepts of citizenship 2010

Concepts of citizenship 2010 View more presentations from Wendy Solomo

Social media and civic life

Social media and civic life View more presentations from Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project

The Role of Social Media in Empowering the Arab World – YouTube

The Role of Social Media in Empowering the Arab World – YouTube.

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