Is social media really social?
What do we gain through electronically connecting with each other? What do we lose? What do our insights say about our views of belonging and being together?
Brian Fraser is lead provocateur of Jazzthink, where he uses the wit, wisdom and workings of jazz to revive the VIBE in not-for-profit organizations. VIBE is Jazzthink's acronym for Values, Intentions, Barriers and Execution. Find out more at www.jazzthink.com.
Brian is also minister with Brentwood Presbyterian Church. He retired some years ago from being dean of St. Andrew’s Hall, the Presbyterian college at UBC, and teaching leadership and organizational development at Vancouver School of Theology.
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