Connecting Community: On- and Off-line (Barry Wellman).
The Internet is no longer a separate world for the in-group millions of people routinely come online. Rather than isolating users in a virtual world, the Internet extends community in the real world, and connects people through individualized and flexible social networks rather than fixed and grounded groups. The article gives examples from NetLab’s research.
[Contexts 3, 4 (Fall 2004): 22-28]
List compiled by Barry Wellman.
[Excerpted (with permission) from The Berkshire Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction(Berkshire Reference Works, 2004).]
An article about NetLab’s work on networked individualism.
The Glocal Village – Internet and Community (Barry Wellman).
Magazine article for the general reader about NetLab’s research into the internet in everyday life, especially their local and long-distance communities.
[Idea&s – The Arts & Science Review, University ofToronto, 1(1),2004: 26-30.]
Listed compiled and maintained by Barry Wellman. Translation of song titles into contemporary cyber times.