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Voluntourism

In a recent podcast episode, Eliza Rubin mentioned „voluntourism“ (see episode #28 for her explanation of the term). Here, I want to apply the concept to the web / internet / online space – so basically: virtual voluntourism. In my … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Big Data Rationality of Large Numbers: Quantitative Statistics + Fanatical Delusions

There are virtually innumerable fans of so-called „big data“. Countless fanatics of this quasi-scientific method will swear on a stack of bibles that if you count anything – it really doesn’t matter what, as that minute detail will certainly „emerge“ … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Difference Between My Community + My Peeps

A couple of years ago one of my “Facebook Peeps” spoke of her “community” when she actually mentioned her “peeps” (her friends and acquaintances — her people). I was recently reminded of this again when someone said something similar and … Continue reading
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