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

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 Academic research is under threat from issues like lack of resources, fraud, and societal … Continue reading New publication: Expanding the Academic Research Community – Building Bridges into Society with the Internet

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Presentation at the National Research Council Canada

On Monday, I will give another version of the talk "From Inspiration to Activation: Making Online Collaborative Communities Work" that I gave at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, this time at the National Research Council Canada Institute for Information Technology in Fredericton, New Brunswick. It's good to have another opportunity to present  and get … Continue reading Presentation at the National Research Council Canada

From Inspiration to Activation: Making Online Collaborative Communities Work

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. In the lecture I addressed how collaborative communities require not only the … Continue reading From Inspiration to Activation: Making Online Collaborative Communities Work

IADIS International Conference Web Based Communities 2008

IADIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE WEB BASED COMMUNITIES 2008 Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 24 to 26 July 2008 (http://www.webcommunities-conf.org/) part of the IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2008) Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 22 to 27 July 2008 (http://www.mccsis.org) * Conference background and goals The mission of this conference is to publish and integrate scientific … Continue reading IADIS International Conference Web Based Communities 2008