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Collaborating around collections: informing the continued development of photoware

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Collaborating around collections: informing the continued development of photoware
This paper explores the embodied interactional ways in which people naturally collaborate around and share collections of photographs. We employ ethnographic studies of paper-based photograph use to consider requirements for distributed collaboration around digital photographs. Distributed sharing is currently limited to the ‘passing on’ of photographs to others, by email, webpages, or mobile phones. To move beyond this, a fundamental challenge for photoware consists of developing support for the practical achievement of sharing ‘at a distance’. Specifically, this entails augmenting the natural production of accounts or ‘photo-talk’ to support the distributed achievement of sharing. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.2.8 [Information Systems] Database Applications – image databases; H.5.3 [Information Systems] Group and Organization Interfaces – collaborative computing General Terms Design, Human Factors Keywords Ethnography, photographs, photo-talk, distributed coll...
Andy Crabtree, Tom Rodden, John A. Mariani
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Year 2004
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Authors Andy Crabtree, Tom Rodden, John A. Mariani
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