Collective and Network Sociality in an Urban Village

Foth, Marcus, Choi, Jaz Hee-jeong, Bilandzic, Mark, & Satchell, Christine (2008) Collective and Network Sociality in an Urban Village. In MindTrek: 12th international conference on Entertainment and media in the ubiquitous era, October 7-9, 2008, Tampere, Finland.

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Our ongoing research program explores the communicative ecology of urban residents and the way these findings can inform design innovation of interactive web, mobile and geospatial applications and local communication services. This paper presents results of a study within this program that seeks to develop a better understanding of the way residents choose different types of web and mobile technology to oscillate between collective and networked interaction paradigms. The analysis of this data draws out key distinctions between collective and network sociality in place-based settings. It points in the direction of design opportunities for global web services to be translated and appropriated for local use to support everyday connections, place making efforts and participatory urbanism and citizenship.

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ID Code: 14751
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: urban informatics, social networks, communicative ecology, collective interaction, network interaction, urban village
DOI: 10.1145/1457199.1457239
ISBN: 9781605581972
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified (200199)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800) > Urban Sociology and Community Studies (160810)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Computer-Human Interaction (080602)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (160400) > Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning) (160404)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 ACM
Copyright Statement: Copyright 2008 ACM 978-1-60558-197-2/08/10. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in Proceedings MindTrek 2008, October 6–9, 2008, Tampere, FINLAND.
Deposited On: 08 Sep 2008 00:00
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2013 01:46

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