Liam Bannon

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As an established field of research, Computer Supported Cooperative Work or CSCW is now well beyond its first quarter century of existence. It is an appropriate time to take stock: What has been achieved, and what issues remain as challenges for the field?—This introductory article will assess what has become of the field, its position as a research field(More)
The heavy rains that hit Natal city, Brazil, on June 14 th , 2014, during the 2014 FIFA World Cup, caused an intense landslide in Mãe Luíza neighborhood, that resulted in a huge crater, affecting the life of 187 families, and 26 of them had their homes completely destroyed. It made explicit the weakness and unpreparedness of government and nongovernmental(More)
In this introductory chapter, we describe the key lessons from an earlier HCI Educators' conference, held in Limerick in 2006, the outcomes of which led to the theme of HCIEd 2007 – Creativity: Experiencing to Educate and Design. The paper discusses the lessons leant around four key questions: nature vs. nurture: can creative invention be taught; what tools(More)
Preamble This NSF Design Requirements Workshop has a very ambitious and wide-ranging set of objectives. It invites contributions from a wide range of disciplines and encourages a variety of perspectives on requirements and design, as applied to socio-technical systems. In attempting to position myself in relation to the Workshop themes and objectives as(More)
We consider the issues surrounding the selection of " type of sociology " in the CSCW area. We suggest that the social facts of the sociological institution have important implications for how effective sociology can be. Two particular aspects are of interest. First, how the rhetoric of sociological discourse obscures the nature of the discipline; and(More)
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