October 2023

The rituals of new communities involve members at repeated intervals and, in doing so, mark the habits and traditions of the community itself. These moments, mainly facilitated by the community's enablers, serve to perpetuate culture and awareness and allow the community's life to be...

It is not easy to engage a community. Managing and growing a community means, launching a project, activating people, and getting them to act together. Collaborating, as is known, requires effort because it means devoting time - an increasingly precious commodity - but above all,...

Openness is related to the identity, safety, and growth of a community. Openness defines who participates in a community but also who does not participate, also known as “the antagonists.”...

Enable is a technical term, a technicality, widely used in the world of the platform economy, which literally means “to make someone able to do something.” Enabling, on the other hand, implies a willingness to activate people, to empower them. In the specific context of...

Welcome to the Community Dictionary. This series of articles will feature the English version of the Italian spoken podcast hosted by Marta Mainieri, and produced by Produzioni Dal Basso. Community Design The term “Community design” does not exist, at least in academic literature. My friend Daniela Selloni, a...