"...there’s no online communities, there’s only communities with their local contexts, live events, which in turn can fuel online interactions."
Martin Pasquier

Wonder how true this is?

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Where critique unsettled, design shapes, or has the potential always to shape
Gunther Kress

This quote from Kress (2005:20) places the agent, in the context of this course, the teacher, in a challenging but critical position.

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“A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing. And when Humanity lands there, it looks out, and, seeing a better country, sets sail. Progress is the realisation of Utopias.”
Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man under Socialism

I went in search of what utopia means, and I found the above.  I think it gives a positive spin to the meaning of utopia.  Over the course of the week, I will try to apply this to digital cultures, and see how well this fits (or not). Below I have also posted the Utopia [...]

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