UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL MEDIA MONOPOLIES AND THEIR ALTERNATIVES
Lecture: Being and Bearing Witness in Communities of Systems and People
Next generation material and immaterial infrastructres are merging networks for commodities like water and energy with social networks in which human intentions and behavior are expressed. The design of such networks needs a new design paradigm to which an individual human being’s perspective is core. Human beings need to be able to accept repsonsibility and liability in such a context. Responsibility and liability, being witness and bearing witness, establishing trust and truth are foundationall for social structures. What are parameters for such a new design paradigm?
Organized by the Institute for Network Cultures (8-10 March 2012)