Group as user: Flaming and the design of social software

Clay Shirky

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


    Moments after announcing the need to study the sociology of human-to-human, computer-mediated software, Clay Shirky brilliantly gets busy, drilling down into the specific phenomenon of flaming, reminiscent of the great ethnographies of yore, more like Margaret Mead's studies of the sexual habits of Pacific Islanders than a typical software paper.2 - Ed.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationThe Best Software Writing I
    Number of pages11
    ISBN (Print)1590595009, 9781590595008
    StatePublished - 2005

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Computer Science


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