communities

An Ode To a Math Teacher: Benevolent Dictators And Urban Tribes

by: danah boyd

The social network structure of friendship is rarely a bounded group. Even if we are friends, the imagined community of my friends is different than your imagined community.

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Education and Skywalker Ranch

by: danah boyd

Yesterday, i flew up to Skywalker Ranch to meet with a bunch of people who think about/work on issues around education.

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Why Social Media is Dangerously Disruptive

by: Karl Long

The most dangerous thing about social media for “big business” is that it’s influence is barely noticeable on traditional measurement systems. Market share, mind share, recognition, recall, all measure the mass market.

Would any big company recognize .5% of their market-share disappearing? Should they really give a fuck about that paltry number, is it going to hit their share price? Their volume?

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Secondlife is Like a 3d Version of Myspace

by: Lynette Webb

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Blog's Eye View

by: David Armano

Here’s a sneak preview from a presentation I’m working on titlled “Blog’s Eye View: looking at the social network from a bloggers perspective”.

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Visualizing the Social Network

by: David Armano

This has probably been done a number of ways before—but here is my version of the Social Network Visualized Download viz_net_copy.pdf.

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Web20 It's Not an Audience It's a Community

by: Lynette Webb

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Image is from Magtravels
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Glocalization Talk at Etech

by: danah boyd

Last week, i gave a talk at O'Reilly's Etech on how large-scale digital communities can handle the tensions between global information networks and local interaction and culture. I've uploaded the crib for those who are interested in reading the talk: "G/localization: When Global Information and Local Interaction Collide".

 

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The Art of Creating a Community

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