The type of thinking that expects the latest technology to save us only leads to disillusionment when it obviously fails to do just that.
Andres Guadamuz summarizes in his post from his talk on the republica 2017 about the developing of the original ideas behind connecting many computers. Instead of writing about "the good old days" he describes possible solutions from different perspectives.
Actively building positive relationships after a difficult conversation is not easy, but it is a muscle you can build and it gets easier with practice. It can also give you a reputation as a go-to problem solver and collaborator [...]
Dolores Bernardo wrote about concrete further steps after a tough conversation at work for creating a long term relationships and moving the conversation forward.
What really scares me about the rise of aggregated, averaged, auto-completed culture isn’t just that I feel it chipping away at my own vocabulary, but I fear it will teach young people how to speak via an anonymous algorithm before they can develop their own splendid, flawed voices, before they can invent new words, and new forms of self-expression, that will enrich our culture and progress as a society