Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-9 of 9 items

  • Keywords: Online community x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

trAce Online Writing Centre, Nottingham Trent University, UK

J. R. Carpenter

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0025
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The trAce Online Writing Centre was founded in 1995 by Sue Thomas at Nottingham Trent University, UK. Over the next decade trAce expanded along with the web, evolving organically and somewhat ... More


PLATO: The Emergence of Online Community

David R. Woolley

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In the early 1970s, two decades before the World Wide Web came on the scene, the PLATO system pioneered online discussion forums and message boards, email, chat rooms, instant messaging, remote ... More


Daily Life in Cyberspace: How the Computerized Counterculture Built a New Kind of Place

Howard Rheingold

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Reprinted from legendary cyberspace pioneer Howard Rheingold's classic, The Virtual Community: Homesteading on the Electronic Frontier, “Daily Life in Cyberspace: How the Computerized Counterculture ... More


Echo

Stacy Horn

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

An early Internet developer takes a personal look back at the 1990 start-up of one of the early social networks, Echo. Horn discusses the challenges she faced building an online community at a time ... More


Hacking the Voice of the Shuttle: The Growth and Death of a Boundary Object

Alan Liu

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This essay recounts the history of the Voice of the Shuttle, launched in 1995 as one of the first portal sites for scholars of the humanities and arts. Told from the perspective of VoS's creator, the ... More


Understanding and using health experiences: the policy landscape

Bob Gann

in Understanding and Using Health Experiences: Improving patient care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665372
eISBN:
9780191748585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665372.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Listening to the voice of patients is central to health policy. The Health and Social Care Act 2012 includes a commitment to the quality of experience undergone by patients, with a duty to involve ... More


The Myth of Quality

John Wei

in Queer Chinese Cultures and Mobilities: Kinship, Migration, and Middle Classes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528271
eISBN:
9789882206304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528271.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter deals with social inclusion and exclusion along the lines of cultural capital and social distinctions underlined by social class migration and mobilization. Drawing upon sociological ... More


Trickster authors and tricky readers on the MZD forums

Bronwen Thomas

in Mark Z. Danielewski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719099335
eISBN:
9781781708613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099335.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Bronwen Thomas investigates new ground in considering the online communities generated by the MZD fan forum websites. These sites sustain and develop the novel’s cult following, with the popular ... More


Civility, respect, care and justice: the ‘comfort of strangers’?

Marian Barnes

in Care in everyday life: An ethic of care in practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428233
eISBN:
9781447307686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428233.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Many of our day to day interactions are with ‘strangers’. Indeed for some isolated older people, interactions with strangers comprise the majority of their human contact. The conversations they have ... More


View: