Binding affordances and GIS in hybrid places

Taming the spaces

Modeling places with affordances integrates cognitive and engineering aspects, therefore leading to a knowledge-representation that comes closer to the user. The integration of affordance-based models of places into future GIS will lead to a better communication between users and systems. The concept of place has to integrate both its location and its meaning in the context of human action. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press.

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Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

It approaches the team-building and collaboration process from the perspective of complex adaptive systems theory, and contains some interesting insights in evolutionary development and creating environments where emergence can occur.

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Introduction Since their introduction, social network sites (SNSs) such as MySpace, Facebook, Cyworld, and Bebo have attracted millions of users, many of whom have integrated these sites into their daily practices. JCMC Home Submit Issues Author Index Editors About JCMC boyd, d.

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Re-Place-ing Space: The Roles of Place and Space in Collaborative Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Media spaces integrate audio, video and computertechnology to provide a rich, malleable infrastructure for workgroupcommunication across time and space. One illustrative example of cultural understandings of appropriatebehaviour in media spaces lies in the varying approaches which havearisen around concerns of privacy and control. Concernsabout privacy, about the balance between control and availability, andpotential approaches to tackling the problems, are not absolute.

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