1 Defining the digital public space






Today our world is made up of colliding parallel dimensions; the digital world is as ubiquitous as our physical world, and there is space in both worlds that we navigate and inhabit. This chapter discusses the origin of the term ‘digital public space’, how it is evolving in general practice and application, and how it might relate to these parallel worlds.

The Digital Public Space (DPS) project: BBC origins

The phrase ‘digital public space’ is becoming more widely known. There are however a variety of different ways in which it can be used and interpreted. As with any new term, there are divergent ideas of what it means. Therefore, before it can be explored in any great detail we must look at ...

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