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== Big Picture ==
 
== Big Picture ==
Collaborative tools like wikis, social media and networks, and digital media augment our back fence, water cooler and school yard relationships. What surprised us all is how such added value levels the playing field on scales local and global, creating a new equanimity.  
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Community communications with tools like wikis, social media and networks, and digital media augment our back fence, water cooler and school yard relationships. What surprised us all is how such added value levels the playing field on scales local and global, creating a new equanimity.  
  
 
The wiki is the strongest example of how new media proves that community voice is the province of a conscious, alert and informed citizenry. It is heard when individuals and groups collectively speak their understanding of their community and its relationships to the world. While political and social power may seem the province of the wealthy, famous or politically connected, such is only at the leisure of communities in aggregate.  
 
The wiki is the strongest example of how new media proves that community voice is the province of a conscious, alert and informed citizenry. It is heard when individuals and groups collectively speak their understanding of their community and its relationships to the world. While political and social power may seem the province of the wealthy, famous or politically connected, such is only at the leisure of communities in aggregate.  

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