Because we are only equipped with one core.
However, like a one-core CPU, the human biological core is well designed for timesharing to allow us simultaneously work on many thing.
Digital technology, especially online, allows us to manage many of our tasks in ways paper never could.
Here are the three screens on my two computers, one stationary and one mobile, that helps me organize and manage the ongoing digital dialogues I have through the online-world.
My developer workstation:
First of all, I'm born in Sweden and since a few years back in my birth country from living abroad for more than a decade. I'm also proud of that Sweden has a prison system that is actually working hard on making itself irrelevant.
Gradually as I kept working on with the ideas presented in Time to develop an improved digital identity and in posts thereafter, another idea I've been toying with have panned out.
Simplified I have worked from the hypothesis that online communities are channels, personal and available online channels that I interact with and with ongoing own work to improve my personal user experience (pUX).
...and it is an ongoing evolving process all around us.
It's our journey together
For soon a year I withdrew from the world around me, I needed time to rethink, regroup and especially to figure out what I can learn from past experiences to become someone with a greater purpose and ability to help out, to contribute and to do it righter.
In hindsight that is what I now know happened after that night last fall when two of my closest friends took charge of my situation and drove me, in the middle of the night, to the psychiatric emergency unit at a local hospital.
...simply speaking it is the Swedish word for Backstep.
However, there is much more symbolism behind it than just a straight translation from one spoken language to another.
Such as the opportunity to take a step back to get the bigger picture, the story behind and a greater overview of the situation.
...as in #PublicService, as in #Radio & #TV then.
Here in Sweden where I live, there is an ever ongoing public debate about the role of old one way broadcasting rights to demand a fee or be collected as tax.
- Based on them still being radio and TV channels styled organisations, spiced up with online social media.