Just published: A. de Moor (2015). Communities in Context: Towards Taking Control of Their Tools in Common(s). In The Journal of Community Informatics, 11(2). Abstract: In this exploratory paper, we outline some issues of inter-community socio-technical systems governance. Our purpose here is not to solve these issues, but to raise awareness about the complexity of … Continue reading New publication: Communities in Context: Towards Taking Control of Their Tools in Common(s)
On September 1, I was a member of the Pragmatic Web track panel of the I-SEMANTICS 2010 conference in Graz, Austria, after having given the keynote earlier that day. The Pragmatic Web is a newly emerging field, still in the process of being defined. Its main focus is not Web technology per se, but the … Continue reading What’s up with the Pragmatic Web?
On August 27, I attended the Library & IT Services Innovation Lecture at Tilburg University. The speaker was Stephen Abram, SirsiDynix's Vice President of Innovation. His talk was titled "Building Capacity for Learning: Affordable Technology Preparedness". Stephen held a passionate plea for reform of university library practice, urging librarians to fully embrace rather than feel … Continue reading Building Capacity for Learning: towards a Library 2.0