Be Here Now
In every class I teach at the University of Portland, this message in on the syllabus:
My message today is simple: be wherever you are.
One of the greatest challenges coming our way because of the immersive nature of technology will be for us to collectively redefine what it means to “be” somewhere. Given that, one of the best things we can do as humans at the doorstep of a new immersive reality is to acknowledge our current social spaces and the people in them.
When we are fully present in our social spaces, we enrich them and we are enriched by them. As more virtual social spaces emerge and challenge our sense of what it means to be somewhere, we must respond accordingly and be where we are now .........