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New publication – Knowledge Weaving for Social Innovation: Laying the First Strand

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Just published: A. de Moor (2015). Knowledge Weaving for Social Innovation: Laying the First Strand. In Proc. of the 12th Prato Community Informatics Research Network Conference, November 9-11, 2015, Prato, Italy , pp.51-64. ISBN 978-0-9874652-4-5. Abstract. Society consists of a web of interconnected communities.

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Community mapping with Kumu: making sense of your community network

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Collaborative sensemaking. Communities are the building blocks of collaboration in today’s networked organizations. Why Kumu? My services. Links.

2016 39

Nieuwe publicatie: Een Stadse Boeren Community Moet Je Samen Opkweken

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Onlangs verschenen: A. de Moor (2015). Een Stadse Boeren Community Moet Je Samen Opkweken. Bol, T. Cornet (eds.), Stadse Boeren voor Leefbaarheid: De Kracht van Groene Lijm , De Conceptenbouwers, Den Bosch. ISBN 978-90-823832-0-1. Abstract: Stadslandbouw is helemaal in. Stadse boeren hebben een sterk gevoel bij een globale beweging te horen.

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The Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation

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Last October, I gave an invited talk at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University , USA. Jump to: Introduction. Pathfinders.

2015 65

My first MOOC: diary of 1 of 24,000 students following a truly “Massive Open Online Course”

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Massive Open Online Courses are all the rage. Would be interested to hear your own experiences and comments! 6-8 February 2013. 10 February 2013.

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New publication – Towards a participatory community mapping method: the Tilburg urban farming community case

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Just published: A. de Moor  (2015), Towards a participatory community mapping method: the Tilburg urban farming community case. In  Adjunct Proceedings of the Communities & Technologies Conference (C&T 2015), Limerick, Ireland, 27-30 June, 2015 (to appear in International Reports on Socio-Informatics ). Abstract.

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New publication: The “Kids’ Knowledge Base”: Connecting Junior Science to Society

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Just published: A. de Moor  (2014),  The “Kids’ Knowledge Base”: Connecting Junior Science to Society. In  Proc. of Chi Sparks 2014, The Hague, the Netherlands. The Hague University of Applied Sciences , pp.108-111. Abstract. Universities try to reinforce their connections with society in many different ways.

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Knowledge Sharing for Social Innovation: The Dutch Tilburg Regional Case

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On October 21st, I gave a guest lecture at Rutgers University , USA, having been  invited by the Communication Department, the MCIS Program, and the Collaborative for Knowledge, Innovation and Design. Below my slides. Abstract. Social innovation both co-creates value for individual stakeholders involved, and contributes to the common good.

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Een social innovation ecosysteem voor Midden-Brabant

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Hier een informeel verslag voor degenen die niet bij deze bijzonder interessante discussie konden zijn. Ze zijn 15x bij elkaar geweest.

2013 37

Future interactions design: tapping the wisdom of the crowd

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Preparing for the future. His group is developing a method to let groups design scenarios of future interactions. Design explores new horizons.

2014 32

Communities & Technologies finally meeting Community Informatics

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I’m currently in Siegen, Germany. attending the Communities & Technologies Vision workshop. Common research themes. What are alternatives?

2014 31

New publication: Expanding the Academic Research Community – Building Bridges into Society with the Internet

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Just published: A. de Moor (2014),  Expanding the Academic Research Community – Building Bridges into Society with the Internet. In  T. Denison, M. Sarrica, and L. Stillman (eds.),  Theories, Practices, and Examples for Community and Social Informatics , Monash University Publishing, Melbourne. ISBN 978-1-921867-62-0. Abstract.

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De Tilburgse Spoorzone als “Living Lab voor de Maatschappij van de Toekomst”

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De Tilburgse Spoorzone  (zie ook Co-Creatie Kerngebied Spoorzone ,   Spoorzone site Brabants Dagblad en de Spoorzone Facebook groep ) staat in het centrum van de belangstelling. Fontys Hogescholen, Tilburg University en TiasNimbas worden hierbij betrokken. Hoewel de potentie enorm is, is de verwarring dat ook. Laten we die kans grijpen.

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LinkedIn Maps: art or science?

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LinkedIn is a great resource for exploring professional profiles. One feature that can help you visualize your network is LinkedIn Maps.

“Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop – presentation notes

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On February 17, the international   “Social Cities of Tomorrow” conference was held in Amsterdam. On February 16, the results of this workshop were presented in a sold-out hall. good summary by Laurent Hubeek of the presentations  of case 1 & 2 can be found here , that of case 3 & 4 here. Introduction. Possible uses: Recreation?

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New Publication: Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts

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Just published: A. de Moor and R. van den Assem (2013), Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts. In Proc. of the 10th Prato CIRN Conference “Nexus, Confluence, and Difference: Community Archives meets Community Informatics”, Prato, Italy, Oct 28-30 2013. Abstract. Public libraries urgently need to reinvent their role in society.

Research Communities 2.0

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Deze presentatie laat zien hoe research communities door goed gebruik te maken van Internet het academisch onderzoeksproces kunnen helpen hervormen. Ik heb deze gegeven in het kader van de Masterclass Research Support die het Avans Leer- en Innovatiecentrum op 20 juni jl. heeft georganiseerd.

Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation: The Dutch – US Connection?

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As part of my visit to the  University of Alabama in Huntsville  I gave a presentation “Creativity Meets Rationale – Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation” at the College of Business Administration. See also the Economist article Let’s Hear Those Ideas.

Expanding the Academic Research Community: Building Bridges into Society with the Internet

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Below the slides of the honors lecture I just gave at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. The slides can be downloaded here. The talk is based on a book chapter with the same title that will be published by Monash University Publishing in the fall.  A preprint of this chapter can be downloaded here.

Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

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On April 25,  Social Innovation Meetup #4 , organized by Hivos and Kennisland, was held in Amsterdam. How do they help accomplish social change?

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New publication: Towards Sheltered Communication Systems Design – A Socio-Technical Perspective

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The proceedings were just published containing my paper: A. de Moor (2012). In  Proc. Abstract. Social media are powerful conversation technologies.

2012 21

Meebouwen aan de Creatieve Piramide van Brabant Brein

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Vorige week heb ik meegedaan met een avond van Brabant Brein in Breda. Doel van dit alles? Kortom: om te komen tot een betere samenleving. centraal.

Happy 25th birthday, World Wide Web!

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Today, the Web’s been around for 25 years, hip hip hurray! together.” community informatics topics World Wide Web

2014 17

Weaving the Web: Launch of the Tilburg University Science Junction

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The goal: making knowledge available to primary school students, and to show how much fun science is. Weaving the Web.

New publication: Creativity Meets Rationale – Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation

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My book chapter “ Creativity Meets Rationale – Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation ” was recently published in J. Abstract.

Research consultancy: taking the plunge?

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On February 18, SIKS, the Netherlands Research School for Information and Knowledge Systems , organized a career day for Ph.D. Pros and Cons. Enjoy it!

Conversations in Context: A Twitter Case for Social Media Systems Design

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On September 1, I gave the invited talk for the 5th AIS SIGPrag International Pragmatic Web Conference Track of the I-SEMANTICS 2010 conference in Graz, Austria. Here are the abstract of and link to the paper , as well as the presentation. Abstract. Conversations are the lifeblood of collaborative communities.

“It’s the Conversation, Stupid!” – Social media systems design for open innovation communities

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It was a very lively meeting, generating lots of ideas for new research. However, this time none of this was needed. All we used was a Mac and Skype.

Powered by Social Innovation – Seminar Community Mapping

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Binnenkort geef ik een Powered by Social Innovation-Seminar Community Mapping bij het Midpoint Center for Social Innovation. Datum: 13 oktober 2015.

New publication: Communities in Context: Towards Taking Control of Their Tools in Common(s)

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Just published: A. de Moor (2015). Communities in Context: Towards Taking Control of Their Tools in Common(s).

Dutch Innovation Seminar 2008

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On October 9, a beautiful autumn day, I went to the De Baak estate, in the wooded centre of the country to attend the Dutch Innovation Seminar 2008. De Baak is a well-known training institute, established by the largest employers’ organization in the Netherlands. Well, inspiration abounded, plentifully.

New publication: Learning 3.0: Collaborating for Impact in Large Development Organizations

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Just published: Nancy White, Rachel Cardone and Aldo de Moor (2014). Learning 3.0: Collaborating for Impact in Large Development Organizations.

The Future of Community Informatics: interview by Michael Gurstein

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Here’s part 1: As the connection was lost, we finished the interview a while later: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AW1-jdLTUfE

New publication – CulTech2015: Cultural Diversity and Technology Design

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Just published: H. A. He, N. Memarovic, A. Sabiescu, A. de Moor (2015), CulTech2015: Cultural Diversity and Technology Design. In Avram, Gabriela; De Cindio, Fiorella; Pipek, Volkmar (eds.) Filed under: culture , design , technologies , tools. culture design technologies tools

New publication: Improving Communication for Collaboration in Social Innovation Projects – A Framework for Pragmatic Research

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Just published: H. Weigand and A. In   Proc. Abstract. Communication is a critical success factor.

The Tilburg University student portal at a glance

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Some information on the Tilburg University student portal, which was launched on September 30, 2008 : Students target group page. My Stuff tab.

Libraries and Collaborative Research Communities

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Already a while ago, but still worth a post: on August 5, I was an invited speaker at  the Ticer Digital Libraries a la Carte 2009 summer school. In 2008, I attended their fascinating keynote summer school lecture by Stephen Abram. It was a privilege to be on the other side this year! really enjoyed discussing  this for me quite new field.

From Inspiration to Activation: Making Online Collaborative Communities Work

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On January 21, I presented my lecture “ From Inspiration to Activation: Making Online Collaborative Communities Work &# in the UAHuntsville Distinguished Speaker Series. It was a revised version of the invited talk I gave at the ALOIS 2008 conference in Venice in May 2008. Only four years ago, this new reality seemed only but a distant dream.

Mr. Community President

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[The text of an e-mail I just sent to the Community Informatics Researchers-mailing list ]. What a wonderful moment in  emancipatory history we have just experienced! No need to add here to the deluge of analyses of the profound impact Obama’s election is going to have on all levels of U.S. and global society.

Moving Community Informatics Research Forward

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The latest issue of the Journal of Community Informatics contains my point of view on “Moving Community Informatics Research Forward&#.