Category: participation

Learning about Peer Learning: Things Kamp

This weekend I had the pleasure to join Things Kamp 2015, organized by TechSoup Europe, in Istanbul. The event was the culmination of a series of projects on social technology. It was fascinating to meet activists and technologist from Turkey and learn more about the…

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](http://www.cc.com/shows/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](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enrique_Pe%C3%B1alosa), former Mayor of Bogata [Urbanized](http://urbanizedfilm.com/) is a documentary by Gary Hustwit about the future of designing cities. A…