Tag: digital citizenship

Effortless Slippage

Effortless Slippage – e-flux Architecture – e-flux (e-flux.com)

Fascinating look at the dimensions of citizenship in current and future networked systems by Ingrid Burrington. Some passages of interest: The historical maps made of the internet—and, later, the maps of the world made by the internet—are both reflection and instrument of the ideologies and entanglements of the networked world. They are one way we might navigate…

Escape the echo chamber

Why it’s as hard to escape an echo chamber as it is to flee a cult – C Thi Nguyen | Aeon Essays (Aeon)

First you don’t hear other views. Then you can’t trust them. Your personal information network entraps you just like a cult

Essay by C Thi Nguyen, an assistant professor of philosophy at Utah Valley University working in social epistemology, aesthetics and the philosophy of games Jamieson and Cappella’s book is the first empirical study into how echo chambers function. In their analysis, echo chambers work by systematically alienating their members from all outside epistemic sources. Their research…