Want to learn more? This page contains links to short videos and interesting articles on the We, the Internet topics. No need to prepare in advance, but these resources are here if you are interested. Check back often, as we will be adding new resources regularly!
Session 1: Internet and Me
What is the Citizens’ Dialogue and why is it important to make citizens’ voices heard? The Dialogue’s global partners weigh in
What is the Internet? What is the story behind it? People from all over the world share their views.
Why do you want to connect to an Internet of Things? What should you do to protect yourself?
Deeper, very interesting dive on the Internet of Things — the good, the bad and the scary — by a leading expert seeking to civilize it.
The good, the bad, and the downright dangerous aspects of the Internet.
Results of a 2018 survey of Canadians views on the Internet and their online experience. Great reading to stimulate your own thinking!
Session 2: My Data and Privacy
What is digital identity? How do we protect our identities in the digital space? People from all over the world share their views.
Your digital presence is always morphing. This video explains what Digital Shadow is.
Personalized Assistance to Keep Your Data Secure. Check it out!
Fast read! “The average person would have to spend 76 working days to read all of the privacy clauses they agree to in the span of a year.”
When you agree to “terms and conditions” for a new app or web service, what are you signing away, and why does it matter? Experts discuss.
Session 3: Internet and Public Sphere
How can we create a safer digital space that benefits everyone? People from all over the world share their views.
What do you think a digital space for discussion should look like? People from all over the world share their views.
Who owns the Internet? The answer is no one and everyone. The Internet is a network of networks. To function, it needs common rules and norms. But who should set these rules?
Fun and informative. Net Neutrality: what is it and why should we defend it?
Thought-provoking piece on persuasion; what is its acceptable use and by whom? How technology amplifies old arts.
See expert panelists debate at UN General Assembly: how to build a kinder, better internet for future generations?
Tip Sheet: What you can do to stop the spread of misinformation
How YOU can Stop the Spread of Misinformation/COVID
Step by Step HOW TO verify online sources
How Journalists become an unwitting cog in the influence machine.
House Hippo: Break the Fake!!
Fast guidance on HOW TO verify online information
Session 4: Artificial Intelligence / Future of Internet
What is Artificial Intelligence? How does it work? Can I trust it? People from all over the world share their views.
Everyday a large portion of the population is at the mercy of a rising technology, yet few actually understand what it is, Artificial intelligence.
Technology with Artificial Intelligence at its heart has the power to change the world. But what exactly is AI?
Artificial Intelligence: the good, the concerning and the questionable. What citizens should know.
What is AI: the good, the concerning and the questionable. What citizens should know and engage!
Are global citizens confident in the future of the Internet? People from all over the world share their views.