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Issue #339: supporter edition

Hi reader,

How's it going? This week I've been inspired by attending the Thinking Digital conference, picking up a signed copy of speaker Jamie J. Bartlett's excellent book: The People Vs Tech.

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This week's articles

Friday finds

A roundup of interesting links!

The school system is a modern phenomenon, as is the childhood it produces

We need to think beyond the classroom if we're going to equip the next generation for the world of tomorrow.

Form is the possibility of structure

Some thoughts on creating spaces for people, not cars, within cities.

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving

Micromobility is going to change the way we get around the place.

That which we do not bring to consciousness appears in our lives as fate

An untranslatable Finnish word, music and teen internet culture, as well as whether life does indeed get better once you turn forty.

Until next week, I've been:
PS Read what I've been up to this week in Weeknote 20/2019
Dr. Doug Belshaw is an Open Educational Thinkerer, currently working with Moodle and We Are Open Co-op to improve our world.

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Some say he's thinking bigly, others think he's kind of squiggly. No-one can accuse him of being, er... prigly?
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