See on Scoop.it – Municipal politics ruthseeley‘s insight: This is Kennedy-esque rhetoric for the 21st Century and I wholeheartedly approve of – and agree – with the points Councillor Thomas makes here. All his points are compelling – but especially number 5 – “Seek first to understand” and number 6 – “If you are visibly […]
I’ve had many conversations with municipal politicians in person and on Twitter since I became involved in a successful grass roots lobbying campaign to change a piece of legislation I considered discriminatory in 2010. Some of those have revolved around accountability, and opinion differs (wildly) about what constitutes accountability. Certainly there are minutes of council […]
As my local municipal election kicks off (vote will be in October 2013, but two candidates have already announced they’re entering the mayoral race) and the Toronto Ford Bros. fiasco continues to dominate mainstream and social media, I got curious about whether – and how – municipal politicians are using Twitter and whether there’s a […]
See on Scoop.it – Avid readers Some digital pioneers think that the online sharing of books via social media — social reading — may become the dominant way of both consuming and producing stories. ruthseeley‘s insight: Looking forward to hearing this documentary and waiting to be convinced. Given the number of avid readers I know […]
See on Scoop.it – Avid readers TW Column by David Biddle It’s way too easy for us indie authors to devalue what we’re selling.” ruthseeley‘s insight: Sweet spot for ebook pricing is still where I said it was ~$4-$6. See on talkingwriting.com
We have collaboration tools – can we use them? asks Shirky. I think the more important question is, Will we use them to create a better, fairer world for ourselves?