“MAID IN LONDON” flickr photo by Shht! shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license
On our first episode for 2019, we tackle a serious topic. We leave behind poetry and gifs behind for now… Instead we ask: What are the ethics of volunteer labour in online education? Is Volunteer digital labour good or bad for education? On this topic more than most, we answer with a clear ‘YES’. We have been reading about ‘free digital labour’ and have been reflecting on its impact on education. This episode is more of a meandering inquiry than our usual conversations, as the issues are varied and complex; we talk about about many threads and repeatedly acknowledge our difficulties grasping the theory as well as the practice of volunteer labour online beyond a technological utopias.
Mariana Funes and John talk about Gifs Again
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This episode was inspired by @GlenFCochrane, who sent this tweet a while back,
Change Your Habits, Change Your Life https://t.co/bp1qLp8ON2 Living life 'clunky' is often living intentional and in control – Seamless isn't always an advantage.
— Glen Cochrane (@GlenFCochrane) May 28, 2018
Mariana & John take a slight holiday detour for the usual tech to talk about poetry.