FallowLab — שמיטה דיגיטלית תשע׳׳ה


Fallow Lab is a year-long journey of exploring better balance between our virtual and actual lives. Inspired by the Jewish Shmita tradition, this journey reinterprets the biblical agricultural practice of a year of release to the land and to the farmer, reapplied for today’s social, economic and digital reality. More »

Written by amichai on September 17, 2014 @ 11:56 pm
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March 26. Response to Indiana.

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