By Supriyo Chaudhuri, Trustee – Bridge India
Through our scientific and technological genius, we have made of this world a neighbourhood and yet we have not had the commitment to make of it a brotherhood. But somehow, and in some ways, we have got to do this..We are tied together in the single garment of destiny, caught in an inescapable network of mutuality.
- Dr Martin Luther King, March 31, 1968
It is time to make Digital work for people. It's time to think about a Digital Commonwealth.
Commonwealth used to be a community for common good. It was so in Renaissance and then for the founders of the American colonies, facing off the wilderness with the strength of working together.
Today the term lost some of that meaning, and got associated with the imperial legacy. It's time to reclaim it back.
Digital commonwealth is about enabling communities to create digital possibilities. Today's narrative, that the sociopathic technologists and anthrophobic in...