… is where you can translate an emerging critical optimism into a mandatory critical resistance. And the word critical should be understood here as being skeptical and demanding as well as crucial and urgent. We need to question, stop and break the algorithmic, mental and physical ‘Berlin walls’ being built around and between us.
We should acknowledge our status as utopian animals and remember that it is our collective imagination that defines reality and creates the cities, political systems and even the algorithms that shape our decisions. We should not lose our capacity to dream in a collective way and imagine ourselves living in better futures.
… and narratives to determine if they are reflecting properly the realities of the internet because, like many other technologies, the internet is not good or bad. It just reflects who we are as humans. So in order to navigate these complex imaginary geographies, we also need to decide the best possi…
Community is most often associated with racial minority and/or socio-economically challenged groups. People use the word to mask their discomfort or their disconnectedness. In this interchange, notice how the leader consistently uses community as a term for a group that does not include her. The “we” she discusses is an organization that is serving a group of people that she calls “the community.”
Thirdly, the words you use to describe your work are the same words the people you present it to will use when they describe it. So if you want your boss to tell her boss the work is awesome, you need to model those words for her. Also, make sure the work is awesome.