Technology can save the world! Can’t it?
The idea that technology is able to drastically change economical circumstances around the world is the running theme throughout the required readings for today. 788 more words
Hello and welcome to my social informatics blog! Here, I will create regular blog entries based on assignment requirements throughout the Spring 2016 semester.
For our first post, we are to write about our understanding of social informatics after reading the following articles: 1,598 more words
Tom Denison, Mauro Sarrica and Larry Stillman
1. Internet use and informal help for surrounding communities in Finland
Sakari Taipale, Tomi Oinas and Veli-Matti Salminen… 128 more words
Evidence is only beginning to develop about what led to the disaster that beset Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 over the Eastern Ukraine. However, it is likely to be compared with other military and large technical system disasters, such as when the USS Vincennes accidentally shot down a domestic Iranian Airline, Iran Flight 655 on 3 July 1987. 310 more words
The 6th ACM Web Science Conference will be held 23-26 June 2014 on the beautiful campus of Indiana University, Bloomington. Web Science continues to focus on the study of information networks, social communities, organizations, applications, and policies that shape and are shaped by the Web. 175 more words