robertogreco + networkedindividualism   1

Abstract - SpringerLink: Little Boxes, Glocalization, and Networked Individualism
"Much thinking about digital cities is in terms of community groups. Yet, the world is composed of social networks and not of groups. This paper traces how communities have changed from densely-knit “Little Boxes” (densely-knit, linking people door-to-door) to “Glocalized” networks (sparsely-knit but with clusters, linking households both locally and globally) to “Networked Individualism” (sparsely-knit, linking individuals with little regard to space). The transformation affects design considerations for computer systems that would support digital cities."
networks  networkedindividualism  cities  glocalism  glocalization  glocal  2002  barrywellman  from delicious
july 2012 by robertogreco

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