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Viégas on Visual Analysis of Social Networks

What a treat! I had had the honour of meeting and spending the last two days chatting with Fernanda Viégas from the Visual Communications Lab. Her work has been and continues to be inspirational for me personally and to the

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Viégas on Visual Analysis of Social Networks

What a treat! I had had the honour of meeting and spending the last two days chatting with Fernanda Viégas from the Visual Communications Lab. Her work has been and continues to be inspirational for me personally and to the

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Goldfarb on Collabouration and BITnet

Avi Goldfarb presented a fast, concise, and effective discussion of what conclusions could be drawn about the multi-institutional collaboration between US universities during the era of BitNET adoption, 1981 – 1990. A bit of internet history, my ears perked up

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Goldfarb on Collabouration and BITnet

Avi Goldfarb presented a fast, concise, and effective discussion of what conclusions could be drawn about the multi-institutional collaboration between US universities during the era of BitNET adoption, 1981 – 1990. A bit of internet history, my ears perked up

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Easterbrook on Socio-Technical Congruence

Despite technical difficulties (presenter’s worst nightmare – LCD projector bulb burnout), Steve Easterbrook demonstrated the usefulness of comparing software structures to social networks of developers to measure operational effectiveness. His well-argued and logical presentation ‘Increasing Shared Understanding in Software Teams

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Easterbrook on Socio-Technical Congruence

Despite technical difficulties (presenter’s worst nightmare – LCD projector bulb burnout), Steve Easterbrook demonstrated the usefulness of comparing software structures to social networks of developers to measure operational effectiveness. His well-argued and logical presentation ‘Increasing Shared Understanding in Software Teams

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Hampton on the Growth of Privatism in Public Spaces

Keith Hampton’s very faced-paced talk dealt with the impact of network and mobile technology on traditional face-to-face communication and the function of neighbourhood communities. He cut his teeth in the study of the Newmarket/Netville. More recently he has been experimenting

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Hampton on the Growth of Privatism in Public Spaces

Keith Hampton’s very faced-paced talk dealt with the impact of network and mobile technology on traditional face-to-face communication and the function of neighbourhood communities. He cut his teeth in the study of the Newmarket/Netville. More recently he has been experimenting

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