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Tag Archives: education

The social dilemma of surveillance capitalism

The Social Dilemma is a docu-drama movie available on Netlfix, which re-ignited the debate on the meaning, aims, hidden and inner mechanisms of social media platforms and their impact on youth, education, knowledge, and generally speaking, public behavior. The Social...

Summer camps? Sure, inside Minecraft!

Summer means summer camps: it is the moment when non-formal education can finally have the chance to demonstrate its immense potential: thousands of proposals for groups of girls and boys where socializing, adventure, discovery, become the protagonists of days that...

VR : virtual reality in a cardboard box

VR [as in Virtual Reality] is the new big thing, they say. Honestly, the idea of a 3D computer-generated reality has been a key aspect of cyberpunk culture, back in the 80s, and Wikipedia says the concept could even date...

Digital Youth Work: Dig-it Up!

Digital Youth Work: Dig-It up! is the booklet I wrote together with Joanna Wronska and Raphaela Blassnig in 2017. It tells what we discovered, studied and learnt during two editions of our training course aimed at youth workers / educators /...

eSports – videogames at the Olympics and more

Will eSports go to the Olympics? Apparently the Olympic Committee is thinking about it, and mentioned it in a recent statement . As foreseeable, such news sparked a mountain of reactions from commentators of a certain level , many of...

InternetFestival : videogame – based learning – #IF2017

InternetFestival is a very serious thing, probably the most serious in Italy about network-related topics and trends. Yet ūüėÄ the organization contacted me and my partner-in-crime¬†Carmine , involving us in the T-Tour section, a series of public workshops during the...