CS147-2009-SocialSoftware

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Unformatted text preview: stanford hci group http:// cs 147.stanford.edu Scott Klemmer Autumn 2009 Social Software 2 What is CSCW? CSCW [is] a generic term, which combines the understanding of the way people work in groups with the enabling technologies of computer networking, and associated hardware, software, services and techniques. A.k.a. Groupware Source: Wikipedia CSCW Matrix Source: Wikipedia. Johansen, 1988 in Baecker, R.M.; Others, (1995). Readings in human-computer interaction: toward the year 2000. Morgan Kaufmann Publishers. We can begin by taking a look at the design space for computer-mediated cooperation. While most of the work in CSCW and social software has been in the lower-right quadrant, all four have potential for interesting apps. Why is CSCW design hard? Multiple users Virtual (not physical) presence The Network Virtual presence could be Beyond Being There Some distinguishing features of CSCW: asynchronous communication anonymous communication automatically archive of communication Source: Hollan, Jim and Stornetta, Scott. Beyond Being There. CHI 1992. Different time / different place Communication + Coordination Wiki...
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