This post also appeared as part of an SCVO publication. The last weeks have been pretty immersive (read: chaotic). With Mhor Collective, One Digital and SCVO, we’ve been working with some fantastic third sector organisations to understand the challenges they face when addressing issues of digital inclusion, and- hopefully- work with them towards some solutions.… Read More Digital Bookmark: Notes from digital inclusion research (and the day job).
The publication of doteveryone’s fantastic 2018 Digital Understanding Report is of particular interest, highlighting that ‘Digital understanding is not about being able to code, it’s about being able to cope. It is about adapting to, questioning and shaping the way technologies are changing the world.’ The report sets out a definition of digital understanding as a separate from… Read More Power, People and Technology
In starting to think about a participatory action research approach to learn more about the impact of digital skills intervention, I came across an article by Edwin Mayorga (Mayorga, 2014) reflecting specifically on a digital critical participatory action project, within a cultural context of ‘racial capitalism’ (Mayorga, 2014/ Melamed, 2011). Mayorga intended for this project… Read More #BarrioEdProj : Digital Participatory Action Research
In framing my research, I’m beginning to look critically at the impact of Pierre Bourdieu’s notions of capital, habitus and field within the area of ‘digital sociology’, especially reflecting on the societal impact of digital technology. I’m particularly interested in the idea of digital capital and of the way in which ‘habitus’- or social class-… Read More Bourdieu and the digital space