- What are we learning? What do we have to share? arena channel. twitter/social media imagery. Designers give form to ideas. Put imagery out there at #webanddemocracy
- Course website as publishing platforms
- GitHub (everyone signs up and is added to repo, downloads app)
- Jekyll publishing system. Markdown.
- Download and play with CSS Grid repo.
- Repo as playground
- Bindery as likely output mechanism. Look at it. Who wants to install?
- Tragedy of the Commons The tragedy of the commons is an economic theory of a situation within a shared-resource system where individual users acting independently according to their own self-interest behave contrary to the common good of all users by depleting or spoiling that resource through their collective action.
- Role of readings. One additional: The iPhone is the new Model-T
Each of you was asked to choose an organization from a provided list (or suggest another) and make a presentation via a website by a date chosen in week 2. Here is the link
Our list of public names should continue, as it can be a publishable list by the class. Add here.
Review of projects
We’ll have about 1.5 hours to discuss in-progress projects. Let’s divy up that time and have everyone discuss what site they chose and why, and what ideas are developing for the web.
- Democracy only relevant if there are shared ‘things’. Honig reading.
11am talk and activity by Ryan Laughlin
- Either take some thing from Providence Open Data and turn it into a form that people would benefit from or collect data from your public site and imagine it on the site. Create your own data source that tells something about the community you live in. Notes from Ryan’s talk are here