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Social design of the collaborative economy

Lots of interesting attention of late being paid to the collaborative economy. Collaborative economies are of course nothing new. Prior to the rise of capitalism and the organization of society around production and economic trade, most societies were collaborative economies. … Continue reading

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Mirror, surface, window – three modes of the social screen

User experience designers like their conceptual models. We are professionally prone to build and rely on models and abstractions — mental constructs known not for their accuracy but perhaps for their utility. In the world of social tools, and of … Continue reading

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Instagram profiles: the social image

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. That’s because a picture says something. What is says, by whom, or to whom, is not the point, and can’t be, because the picture is not a linguistic expression. While it … Continue reading

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