The journal Information Communication & Society (iCS) will be holding a conference on the 5th and 6th of September 2007, entitled ‘Towards a Social Science of Web 2.0’. For information about the conference see:
I’d encourage you to consider submitting a paper or attending. These events are kept to numbers that enable interchange and good discussion of presentations. They also provide a useful opportunity to become more familiar with the journal and its editors.
By the way, if you have an interest in the origin of the term ‘Web 2.0’, you might find the following article of interest:
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Great that you will be participating, Bill
The Personal Research Portal: Towards a Social Science of Web 2.0
The 5th and 6th of September 2007 takes place the conference Towards a Social Science of Web 2.0, organized by the Information, Communication and Society Journal. The conference will be hold at the National Science Learning Centre, York, UK.
[…] The Lab20 group submitted an abstract for the upcoming conference Toward a Social Science of Web2.0 that’s going to be hold in York University (UK) on the 5th and 6th September. The Lab20 original goal was to develop theories, methodologies and tools to use web20 for Social research, so I hardly can imagine a more suitable conference where present ourselves. The paper will focus on a research project originally designed by Chiara focused on what she called Pregnancy 2.0 (I’ve already posted about this here): what’s changing in pregnancy when you can (and will) share pics and movie from “your inside” to youtube? We hope to be able to show there first results and maybe a quick demo of the application we’re developing (well, Romeo is developing) that should support social research on user generated contents. […]
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