We are all confronted with digital technology on a daily basis. Many people are aware that the use of computers and smartphones in the age of complete networking requires critical behaviour. Nevertheless, many people often lack the means to act and/or detailed technical knowledge about the stumbling blocks that technology entails.
The teaching of technical skills through workshops always takes place in the context of socio-political issues.
Democratization, decentralization, open access, copyleft, creative commons, free media, criticism of intellectual property - there is no getting around all these topics if one wants to understand and contextualize the digital tools around them.