Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology Volume 7 , 2010 Reflections on the Gestation of Polymorphic Innovation : The Exploitation of Emergence in Social Network Development via Text Messaging


The impact of mobile text messaging is re-interpreted as an emergent technology that has accidentally been instrumental in the configuration of new social networks on a global scale. Using the unintended consequences of this implicit revolution in interpersonal communication as a catalyst for the generation of ideas, the argument is advanced that this is a… (More)


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