ICCMSN 2008, Day 3.

The last day of the event. First, keynote talk by David G. Green, from Monash University, Australia “Of Ants and Men”. Golden rules – same as ants – humans do not “see” how all the interactions will turn out. Unconscious social trends: example left-handers in sport. Side effects of technology – refrigerator – no need…


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ICCMSN 2008, Day 2.

Second day of the conference – some random notes and thoughts during the talks:  John Eyes, keynote talk. The use of youtube, google, and internet by children to facilitate self-learning, and studying what interests them. John created thedigitalme.info website – created for ideas generation and discussions. Streaming mp3 recordings directly to the website and blogs….


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ICCMSN 2008, Dunedin, Day 1.

Computer mediated social networking conference, held in Otago Museum attracted many people working in the area from NZ, Australia, Japan, Europe. Interesting talks. Keynote address by prof. Martin Purvis: processes are more important that static data; hermeneutic interpretative nature of human knowledge and science, as opposed to mere objectivism; 200bn hours spent on TV watching…


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