What is communication? How do we communicate? During the pandemic we had to rely on texts, emails, social media and video - communication tools with significantly less non-verbal clues and indicators than we have previously have relied on.
As we continue to navigate a different phase of the pandemic, that of communication in a post-pandemic world, we find ourselves having to relearn the etiquette of face to face conversation. Has the way you socially interact changed?? What is my body language telling you? Are you talking to fill a supposed awkward silence or are you really listening to learn something new?
Through the exploration of all of the different ways in which we communicate, can we learn and benefit from deep listening, and collective sensing to bring empathy and a greater chance of experiencing deep and meaningful interactions?
Join the Augmented Society Network to discuss:
- Sensing and communication beyond words
- Exercises to develop listening skills
- How to hear non-verbally
- What makes a great conversation
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The Augmented Society Network is an RSA US Thematic Network founded in 2019 by two RSA Fellows with a passion for humankind. The network meets to discuss the impact technology is having on society and will continue to have in the coming weeks, decades and centuries. To learn more about the Augmented Society Network, go to https://www.augmentedsociety.org/.