The development of the digital commons, with its denial of the exclusive rights of the owner to appropriate its value privately and exclusively, was seen as either exciting or frightening, depending on one’s perspective.
Firstly, the city’s digital plans begin with instating a Digital City Agenda, setting out Amsterdam’s vision on cyber security, data sovereignty, digital participation and digital services, complex topics that cannot be solved overnight.
This is an interview I did with myself about my book – trying to explain what matters about it, as briefly as possible.
Art is a subtle way to groom the populace with new ideas, fast.
In cities and on the Web, distinctive shared spaces attract private capital, which erodes the very qualities that make them unique
I believe the Internet should be available to everyone for free.