Comm 154 Study Guide

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Comm 154 Study Guide 06/06/2010 22:06:00 The human possibility spaces opened by technological innovation The conditions that foster or inhibit online communities The growth and destruction of social capital on the Internet The development and threats to a rich Internet commons The struggle to control or free digital culture
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06/06/2010 22:06:00 asynchronous- you can leave a message and reply whenever you want,  changing the nature of comm. and the things talked about selective aggregation – how we weed out what isn’t important online, millions of  statuses online than others  disintermediation effect- takes away the middle man like digital cameras u don’t  have to go to walgreens  blanchard and horan- based off of putnam’s definition of social capital.  There is  a decline in citizen participation in real world comms and they try to figure out if online  communities facilitate the social capital.  Privatization of leisure time leads to decrese in  participation leads to a decrease in social capital  norms networks trust- I heard this and that about someone, you get a real sense of trustworthy  collaboration rises from two sources- norms of reciprocity – expected to  reciprocate and networks of civic engagement- which say that people will  cooperate more because they will be held accountable for their actions, they  are at risk for reputation Gattiker- structure, trust, goals, box model that says that high is religios group and low  is consumers flat structure means there is no definition of roles Kim-successful communities- you want all of the successful aspects of a real  community for good social capital.   Kollock- sociological cooperation that is all about the people that are IN the  community, social dilemma for self interest that can go against community  . tension  between individual and collective interest  You are going to see the person soon Info about how they acted in past Must be able to ID each other Irrational sociality and rational self interest  Lessig- creativity builds on the past, a case that stopped copyright allowed more  creativity, we can still look at computers and make them better Creativity and innovation always builds on the past o I stand on the shoulders of giants o Cant have internet with out sci. revolution The past always tries to control the creativity that builds upon it
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o Patents and copyrights that limit creativity Free societies enable the future by limiting the past o By limiting the power of the past in limiting creativity we get freedom  By restricting patents we get more freedom and have more 
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course COMM STD 154 taught by Professor Steen during the Spring '10 term at UCLA.

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