Thursday, February 19, 2004

Sociable technologies

This may be the most bizarre explanation of the differences between online communities and social networks I have ever seen.

Perhaps more social software researchers might benefit from courses like this in social studies of science and technology, and like this in the anthropology of cybercultures?

(Lucy Suchman also teaches a class called The Sociality of Information Technologies, which is currently offline but has a brilliant reading list.)

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