The Intellectual Challenge of CSCW: The Gap Between Social Requirements and Technical Feasibility

@article{Ackerman2000TheIC,
  title={The Intellectual Challenge of CSCW: The Gap Between Social Requirements and Technical Feasibility},
  author={Mark S. Ackerman},
  journal={Human–Computer Interaction},
  year={2000},
  volume={15},
  pages={179 - 203}
}
  • M. Ackerman
  • Published 2000
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • Human–Computer Interaction
Over the last 10 years, Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) has identified a base set of findings. These findings are taken almost as assumptions within the field. In summary, they argue that human activity is highly flexible, nuanced, and contextualized and that computational entities such as information sharing, roles, and social norms need to be similarly flexible, nuanced, and contextualized. However, current systems cannot fully support the social world uncovered by these findings… Expand
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