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7 Building Blocks Of The Social Web

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to remember or to forget? on babies and beer goggles

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A Multi-cultural World and Web Design

by: Hemant Karandikar

Ordinary people like us think that designers are a crazy lot and that designs happen somehow. Designers might think that users lack aesthetic sensibilities and need to be educated.

Amidst this great divide here comes a paper by Hofstede on implications of culture on web user interface design. As the web spreads more and more in a multi-cultural world such articles bring fresh perspectives for designers. Read on…

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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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Musical Battleground — article in The Spectator

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Why Web2.0 Matters: Preparing for Glocalization

by: danah boyd

Recently, i found myself needing to explain Web2.0. Unfortunately, here's a term that has been hyped up in all sorts of ways with no collectively understood definition.

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