The Ethics of our Connectivity

The Ethics of our Connectivity

In this workshop we explored and discussed the accelerated changes brought on by the Digital World (devices and ecosystems) and how these changes impact our ethics as parents, educators and members of a global society. Here you will find the videos, resources, articles and links shared at the workshop for your further reference.

Videos

Terence McKenna (American philosopher, ethnobotanist, lecturer, and author) talks about the Singularity and Change (TechnoCalyps: www.technocalyps.com/)

Five Wearable Gadgets With Serious Staying Power

The Filter Bubble by Eli Pariser

Code.org’s Hadi Partovi on the importance of computer programming

Documentaries
Digital Nation :  How Digital Technologies Are Changing Society (PBS Frontline)
It’s Not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure. (Clay Shirky)

Articles
What Is the Internet of Things?
The Internet of Things Explained
Why Does Privacy Matter? One Scholar’s Answer
Are computers making society more unequal (New Yorker)
Why Teens Are Innovators Of A New Public Form Of Privacy
Why Your Brain Needs More Downtime
Who Needs to Know How to Code

 Links
Coding for All: code.org

Curriculum
Digital Citizenship Scope and Sequence (CommonSenseMedia)

For further questions and support on workshop events do not hesitate to contact
John Mikton
Director of eLearning