How are technologies reshaping society, in particular, the way we learn and communicate but also work, do business, conduct politics and, more generally, live? Such were the questions Connected Magazine raised. With over 240 articles and interviews, most written or carried out by Alan McCluskey, the original Connected Magazine (see archive) was published in simple html format. It was begun on January 15th, 1996 and spanned sixteen years, finally updated last on April 23rd, 2012. To make the material more accessible – much of which remains relevant today – Secret Paths is revising and republishing a large selection. The photos, taken by Alan McCluskey, are more recent. For information about Alan McCluskey’s novels, click here.
Stop the world, I wanna get off!– Challenging the underlying postulates of the Information Society: the global community, shrinking space, accelerating of time, the pervasive network… (read more) Connected Magazine, Oct. 1st, 1996.
If the learner is to be a responsible citizen, he or she must also be responsible for his or her learning. You cannot preach that young people take on full responsibility in society without granting them responsibility for what and how they learn… (Schools challenged by Life Long Learning)