Category Archives: ICT technologies

Rethinking Smart Cities From The Ground Up

This report tells the stories of cities around the world – from Beijing to Amsterdam, and from London to Jakarta – that are addressing urban challenges by using digital technologies to engage and enable citizens. As cities bring people together … Continue reading

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The Autopoietic State: Communication and Democratic Potential in the Net

The relationship between the practice of democracy and the use of new information technologies is dependent upon the technologies of communication and information, rules regarding the use of those technologies, and the nature of the entity making rules regarding those … Continue reading

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COMMUNEcating in the Spaces In-Between – Creating New Understandings of Organizing and Communicative Practice

This essay describes the authors’ efforts to engage disciplinary calls for greater diversity through the construction of an international online community and conference, COMMUNEcation. They describe the commitments and goals of the community and conference, the construction of the COMMUNEcating … Continue reading

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European Startups

From Skype to SoundCloud, Europe is building companies that are scaling globally. So we set out to chart which were the hottest cities for startups. What are Europe’s other hot digital cities — and which are the companies and founders … Continue reading

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Berlin – Europe’s hottest startup capitals

London’s startup scene is booming — you need only read Wired to see that. But what are Europe’s other hot digital cities — and which are the companies and founders to watch? Welcome to Wired’s first annual guide to the … Continue reading

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The Smartest Cities Will Use People as Their Sensors

Read By networking individuals and their gadgets, urban apps will tell inhabitants what is happening all around them, in real time. Several projects coordinated by MIT’s Senseable City lab have revealed the powerful urban insights that can occur when people … Continue reading

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#yeswecamp: nosotros sí podemos

Read Las TIC han generado posibilidades reales de participación:  “No somos los mismos desde que estamos en las redes sociales”, decía Castells en motivo de la revolución Egipcia. Las redes sociales, abundantes en posibilidades de participación, han causado un empoderamiento … Continue reading

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User-Created-Content – Supporting a Participative Information Society

Read There are at least six reasons why User Created Content is relevant for a participative information society: • First of all, the amount of user created content is growing quickly and is starting to become a substitute for other … Continue reading

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Using Digital Technologies to promote Inclusive Practices in Education – A Handbook

Read The purpose of the handbook is to provide educators with guidance on using digital technologies to promote inclusive practices in schools and colleges. Case studies have been chosen to illustrate the potential impact digital technologies can make by widening … Continue reading

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Identity, Communities and Citizenship

This Report addresses three overlapping and interlocking domains; identity, community and citizenship. The Challenge will also explore the intersection of identity and community, and identity and citizenship, and the ways in which changing technologies are likely to impact all. Common … Continue reading

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