The Fourth R and the Future of Webmaking

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Want to find out about our Mozilla conversation last week about the future of Webmaking and how we can all have a part in it? The conversation featured myself, Mozilla Exec Dir Mark Surman, and Michelle Leveque–with questions from Web participants in a number of countries. Michelle Thorne of Mozilla has written a great blog about the conversation.

Distraction is Our Friend: Response to NY Times

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Distraction is our friend because it reminds us that we are fully human, not just workers, and that our lives are complex and, trying to shut out the complexity, may in fact turn out to be the least productive way to lead a life. Here’s the url for this beautiful essay by Hanif Kureishi. May it distract your day, and enrich it! Ihttp://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/19/opinion/sunday/the-art-of-distraction.html

Digital Literacy: An Agenda for the 21st Century

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Digital literacy means not rote learning but experimentation, process, creativity, not just technology but multimedia imagination, expression–and principles too. It means learning why we don’t have to just be consumers of technology but also active participants in its flourishing. Digital literacy helps us to believe in and fight for the Web.

Cathy N. Davidson

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