William H. Dutton

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Political hopefuls learn to use the intrinsic powers of information, democracy, and the Internet. E very new information and communication technology seems to garner proposals for applications in politics and governance. Rapid worldwide growth in Internet and Web use has stimulated many initiatives aimed at applying information and communication innovations(More)
Traditional concepts of management information systems (MIS) bear little relation to the information systems currently in use by top management in most US local governments. What exists is management-oriented computing, involving the use of relatively unsophisticated applications. Despite the unsophisticated nature of these systems, management use of(More)
CSCW as a field has been driven primarily by researchers' desire to solve real world problems of groups and organizations, and to use new technology to solve these problems. The field has accumulated a set of empirically-based interdisciplinary studies and many interesting new applications. The question to be addressed in this panel is whether CSCW as a(More)
In this paper, we examine transformations that have taken place in e-Research, and address the potential for additional transformations as e-Research develops and matures. The notion of a transformation in e-Research can operate on many levels: transformations in the tools used to conduct research, transformations in projects that enable new types of(More)
BACKGROUND Gambling can be motivated by both its hedonic value and by attempts to cope with dysphoric or stressful states. Thus, motivations constitute important mechanisms linking mood fluctuations and gambling. However, little is known about how different kinds of affective disturbance, such as mood elevation and dysphoria, motivate gambling behavior. (More)