Over at senseofcommunityresearch.org I’ve been posting interesting snippets uncovered during the data analysis of my dissertation research. In it I look at sense of community in a mediated world by getting input from World of Warcraft players on four communities to which they belong. So far you can see: Participation by Invitation Source: In-game vs. […]
Sherry Turkle’s concept of “synthetic” reality strikes me as the perfect explanation for all of the discord in comparing online and offline communities.
It is an exciting time for readers because our access to books is evolving, and I have high hopes for a future with a new kind of local book shop. Fleeting Pages, a pop-up shop, will offer ideas about (and inspiration for) that future for one month.