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CSCW
2016
ACM
4 years 5 months ago
Collaborative Appropriation: How Couples, Teams, Groups and Communities Adapt and Adopt Technologies
Previous workshops and papers have examined how individual users adopt and adapt technologies to meet their own local needs, by “completing design through use.” However, there...
Michael Muller, Katja Neureiter, Alina Krischkowsk...
CSCW
2016
ACM
4 years 5 months ago
Hacking as Transgressive Infrastructuring: Mobile Phone Networks and the German Chaos Computer Club
This paper applies the theoretical lens of infrastructure to study hacking practices that take issue with large-scale communica­ tion networks. The paper analyzes a series of hac...
Susann Wagenknecht, Matthias Korn
CSCW
2016
ACM
4 years 5 months ago
Encouraging "Outside- the- box" Thinking in Crowd Innovation Through Identifying Domains of Expertise
  People are more creative at solving difficult design problems when they use relevant examples from outside of the problem’s domain as inspirations. However, finding such “ou...
Lixiu Yu, Aniket Kittur, Robert E. Kraut
CSCW
2016
ACM
4 years 5 months ago
Well-Connected: Promoting Collaboration by Effective Networking
We have developed a method and system that uses mutually agreed problem structuring and self-selection to bring together meeting attendees with complementary interests. The method...
David A. Robb, Thomas S. Methven, Stefano Padilla,...
CSCW
2016
ACM
4 years 5 months ago
Embeddedness and sequentiality in social media
Over the last decade, there has been an explosion of work around social media within CSCW. A range of perspectives have been applied to the use of social media, which we character...
Stuart Reeves, Barry A. T. Brown
CSCW
2016
ACM
4 years 5 months ago
Partners in Care: Design Considerations for Caregivers and Patients During a Hospital Stay
Informal caregivers, such as close friends and family, play an important role in a hospital patient’s care. Although CSCW researchers have shown the potential for social computi...
Andrew D. Miller, Sonali R. Mishra, Logan Kendall,...
CSCW
2016
ACM
4 years 5 months ago
On the Wisdom of Experts vs. Crowds: Discovering Trustworthy Topical News in Microblogs
Extracting news on specific topics from the Twitter microblogging site poses formidable challenges, which include handling millions of tweets posted daily, judging topicality and...
Muhammad Bilal Zafar, Parantapa Bhattacharya, Nilo...
CSCW
2016
ACM
4 years 5 months ago
MixMeetWear: Live Meetings at a Glance
We present MixMeetWear, a smartwatch application that allows users to maintain awareness of the audio and visual content of a meeting while completing other tasks. Users of the sy...
Ville Mäkelä, Scott Carter, Jennifer Mar...
CSCW
2016
ACM
4 years 5 months ago
Considering Time in Designing Large-Scale Systems for Scientific Computing
High performance computing (HPC) has driven collaborative science discovery for decades. Exascale computing platforms, currently in the design stage, will be deployed around 2022....
Nan-Chen Chen, Sarah S. Poon, Lavanya Ramakrishnan...
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