Morgaine

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Online Communities

In Too lazy to assign a category on May 5, 2007 at 10:00 pm

Spicy Page

In Too lazy to assign a category on April 9, 2007 at 9:21 am

I just signed up for spicypage after I found this community on MyBlogLog … So many ways to promote one's blog, there hardly is time to actually blog … *grin*

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You’ve ruined everything

In Too lazy to assign a category on February 25, 2007 at 9:36 pm

Many times, the roles that are taken up in an online community that's based around a "thing" are so structured and expectant that you could almost fashion carved wooden masks for them. You'd choose to wear that mask and then hop on stage and do the dance that so many have done before you. I don't have direct evidence for this but I suspect it goes many many years back, those conversations lost to history.

There's similar templates for offline communities but that's someone else's job to describe them, and I suspect academic libraries are jammed full of those descriptions. Come to think of it, they're probably jammed with descriptions of online communities too, but here's mine, subject to refinement. Consider it a rough first shot at these definitions, with you getting what you paid for.

Let's start with the roles themselves.

Read about the Very Communicative Person, the Flighty Tourist, the Tiresome Contrarian, the Power-Imbued Elite, and the House Organ Grinder in You've ruined everything.

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Links for December 15th, 2006

In Too lazy to assign a category on December 15, 2006 at 7:23 pm
Twitter is a community of friends and strangers from around the world sending updates about moments in their lives. Friends near or far can use Twitter to remain somewhat close while far away. Curious people can make friends. Bloggers can use it as a m
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Radio 18-12, an initiative of December 18, will be the first-ever global one-day radio show connecting migrant communities worldwide to highlight their concerns and celebrate their achievements.

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Links for October 25th

In Too lazy to assign a category on October 25, 2006 at 7:20 pm

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In Too lazy to assign a category on September 4, 2006 at 10:25 pm

I uploaded this screenshot to Flickr, and added notes … I'm a member of too many of those *grin*

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