New publication – Knowledge Weaving for Social Innovation: Laying the First Strand
MAY 11, 2016
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.
Community mapping with Kumu: making sense of your community network
JUNE 19, 2016
Collaborative sensemaking. Communities are the building blocks of collaboration in today’s networked organizations. Why Kumu? My services. Links.
Nieuwe publicatie: Een Stadse Boeren Community Moet Je Samen Opkweken
JANUARY 27, 2016
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.
The Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
Last October, I gave an invited talk at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University , USA. Jump to: Introduction. Pathfinders.
My first MOOC: diary of 1 of 24,000 students following a truly “Massive Open Online Course”
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
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.
New publication – Towards a participatory community mapping method: the Tilburg urban farming community case
JULY 3, 2015
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.
New publication: The “Kids’ Knowledge Base”: Connecting Junior Science to Society
APRIL 4, 2014
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.
Knowledge Sharing for Social Innovation: The Dutch Tilburg Regional Case
NOVEMBER 13, 2014
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.
Een social innovation ecosysteem voor Midden-Brabant
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
Hier een informeel verslag voor degenen die niet bij deze bijzonder interessante discussie konden zijn. Ze zijn 15x bij elkaar geweest.
Future interactions design: tapping the wisdom of the crowd
MAY 3, 2014
Preparing for the future. His group is developing a method to let groups design scenarios of future interactions. Design explores new horizons.
Communities & Technologies finally meeting Community Informatics
JANUARY 23, 2014
I’m currently in Siegen, Germany. attending the Communities & Technologies Vision workshop. Common research themes. What are alternatives?
New publication: Expanding the Academic Research Community – Building Bridges into Society with the Internet
JUNE 5, 2014
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.
De Tilburgse Spoorzone als “Living Lab voor de Maatschappij van de Toekomst”
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
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.
LinkedIn Maps: art or science?
JUNE 14, 2012
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
FEBRUARY 19, 2012
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?
New Publication: Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts
OCTOBER 29, 2013
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
JULY 30, 2013
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?
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
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
AUGUST 29, 2013
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
APRIL 28, 2013
On April 25, Social Innovation Meetup #4 , organized by Hivos and Kennisland, was held in Amsterdam. How do they help accomplish social change?
New publication: Towards Sheltered Communication Systems Design – A Socio-Technical Perspective
MARCH 21, 2013
The proceedings were just published containing my paper: A. de Moor (2012). In Proc. Abstract. Social media are powerful conversation technologies.
Meebouwen aan de Creatieve Piramide van Brabant Brein
MARCH 22, 2011
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!
MARCH 12, 2014
Today, the Web’s been around for 25 years, hip hip hurray! together.” community informatics topics World Wide Web
Weaving the Web: Launch of the Tilburg University Science Junction
APRIL 20, 2011
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
DECEMBER 1, 2012
My book chapter “ Creativity Meets Rationale – Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation ” was recently published in J. Abstract.
Research consultancy: taking the plunge?
MAY 21, 2009
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
SEPTEMBER 3, 2010
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
NOVEMBER 19, 2010
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
OCTOBER 2, 2015
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)
AUGUST 19, 2015
Just published: A. de Moor (2015). Communities in Context: Towards Taking Control of Their Tools in Common(s).
Dutch Innovation Seminar 2008
NOVEMBER 25, 2008
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
MARCH 10, 2015
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
JULY 14, 2014
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
JULY 14, 2015
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
JUNE 27, 2013
Just published: H. Weigand and A. In Proc. Abstract. Communication is a critical success factor.
The Tilburg University student portal at a glance
OCTOBER 10, 2008
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
OCTOBER 1, 2009
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
JANUARY 22, 2009
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
NOVEMBER 6, 2008
[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
OCTOBER 1, 2009
The latest issue of the Journal of Community Informatics contains my point of view on “Moving Community Informatics Research Forward.