What the world needs now is dreams, wonder and yes… love.
I would like to argue that now, the very best thing you can do is to dream and wonder. And to start that trajectory of dreaming and wonder by questioning your every assumptions, your points of view, your way of life, the world around you, to question everything!
‘You cannot solve a problem from the same mindset that created it.’ As Einstein so adequately put it.
And we need to solve problems now, cause we really have a lot of them. We face problems in our care systems, our economic, political, globalized and social systems. …
The Web We Want is extending the Web 25 Year of Action grants deadline to 9 May, 2014. The call is now open for applications in Spanish, Portuguese, and French.
We’re looking for imaginative, fun ways to celebrate the Web’s birthday and engage ordinary people in creating a shared vision of the web we want.
We encourage you to explore ways of working with youth, popular
culture, the arts, alternative and mainstream media, hackers ? the only limit is your own creativity.
Grants range from $1000 to $5000 and the majority of funding will go to the Global South.
For more information, visit: http://grants.webwewant.org/
Sir Tim Berners-Lee has concerns about the future of the web. Ever since his first invention of the web, the development has been turbulent and he has always had a relatively unassuming attitude. But now he is speaking up his concerns. And he is asking us to take part in the debate.
Berners-Lee’s Magna Carta plan is to be taken up as part of an initiative called “the web we want”, which calls on people to generate a digital bill of rights in each country — a statement of principles he hopes will be supported by public institutions, government officials and corporations. …