Domus Africa

Lagos bankruptcy?

Reflecting on why project economies and other pragmatic advances in Africa often appear to the world as chaos, starting from Nigeria capital city Lagos.

Practical vistas

John Thackara, a philosopher, writer and wide-ranging thinker, summarises the decisive contribution by design that gives practical form to a story, always in the service of the real needs of the people.

How can we take advantage of the vast wealth of knowledge that circulates around the web? Media anthropologist Stefana Broadbent recounts two different approaches: the “extractive” used by Amazon Mechanical Turk, and the collaborative one of Wikipedia, “Fix my street” and “If you want to”.

Stefana Broadbent

Knowledge commons