SocialInterfaces (ThoughtStorms)

UI / society design for SocialSoftware. Should be read with CreatingCommunities / GroupAsUser

Good intro by JoelSpolsky : http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/NotJustUsability.html

Amusing point about teenagers prefering txting to actually talking : But it's not as popular in some circles as this awkward system where you break your thumbs typing huge strings of numbers just to say "damn you're hot," because that string of numbers gets you a date, and you would never have the guts to say "damn you're hot" using your larynx. (See also TweenSpeak)


This was linked from a ManyToMany story () http://www.corante.com/many/archives/2004/09/09/unacknowledged_legislators.php ) that also connects with IntimacyGradient


DanahBoyd : http://www.zephoria.org/thoughts/archives/2004/11/17/sociability_first_technology_second.html#004416


Compare EugeneEricKim *We must be people-centric when designing and building applications, and we must work with other developers to make our tools more interoperable. * : http://www.blueoxen.org/papers/0000D/


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