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Improv Facilitation: Playful Devices

Improv theater seems like it has a lot to offer, not only for entertainment, but for learning and facilitation. I’ve been noticing how improv theater influences US comedy. There’s the quirky and endearing show Broad City, whose creators developed their skills at the NYC improv…

A Learning Network for Berlin

There’s a long road ahead to bring Europe’s “start-up darling” Berlin up to par with learning & and the web. Digital literacy and simple computational competencies are often lacking; and there’s no indication yet that Berlin schools will step to fill the gap.* There’s an…

Democratic Transport

A bikeway is a symbol that shows that a citizen on a $30 bicycle is equally important as a citizen on a $30,000 car. — Enrique Peñalosa, former Mayor of Bogata Urbanized is a documentary by Gary Hustwit about the future of designing cities. A…

Why do you participate?

Prompted by a filmmaker’s uninspiring suggestion to “crowdsource” footage, we had a good round of spontaneous chatter at ODC about: what motivates you to participate? Given how participation is now the metric driving all Mozilla Foundation projects, the topic of motiviation certainly deserves some reflection….