Common Objects

On this page you will find some initial readings and resources on common objects.
Berlage, Thmoas, and Markus Sohlenkamp. "Visualizing Common Artefacts
to Support Awareness in Computer-Mediated Cooperation." *Computer
Supported Cooperative Work*. 8. 3 (1999).

DOI - 10.1023/A:1008608425504

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Rogers, Yvonne.  "Coordinating Computer-Mediated Work." Computer
Supported Cooperative Work.* 1.4 (1993): 295-315.

DOI - 10.1007/BF00754332

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Zager, David. "Collaboration As an Activity Coordinating with Pseudo-Collective Objects." *Computer Supported Cooperative Work*. 11. 1/2
(2002): 181-204.

DOI - 10.1023/A:1015233730413

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Mark, Gloria. "Conventions and Commitments in Distributed CSCW Groups." *Computer Supported Cooperative Work*. 11. 3-4 (2002): 3-4.

DOI - 10.1023/A:1021289427473

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Boujut, Jean-Francois, and Eric Blanco. "Intermediary Objects As a
Means to Foster Co-Operation in Engineering Design." *Computer Supported
Cooperative Work*. 12. 2 (2003): 205-219.

DOI - 10.1023/A:1023980212097

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YANG, YI, and DU LI. "Supporting Adaptable Consistency Control in Structured Collaborative Workspaces." *Computer Supported Cooperative Work*. 14. 5 (2005): 469-503.  

DOI - 10.1007/s10606-005-9003-y

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Readings from 2008 Workshop

Bentham, J. (1995). Panopticon; or, the inspection-house. In The Panopticon Writings (pp. 31-37). New York: Verso.

Brand, S. (1995). Flow - Shearing Layers. In How buildings learn: What happens after they're built. Penguin Books.

Brand, S. (n.d.). The Romance of Maintenance - Built for Change. In How buildings learn: What happens after they're built. Penguin Books.

Flanagan, M., Howe, D., & Nissenbaum, H. (2005). Values in Design: Theory and Practice DRAFT, 1-33.

Friedman, B., & Nissenbaum, H. (1996). Bias in computer systems. ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), 14(3), 330–347. ACM New York, NY, USA.

Introna, L., & Nissenbaum, H. (2000). Shaping the Web: Why the politics of search engines matters. The Information Society, 16(3), 169–185. Taylor & Francis.

Introna, L. D. (2007). Towards a post-human intra-actional account of socio- technical agency (and morality).Technology.

Kerr, O. (2005). Searches and seizures in a digital world. Harvard Law Review, 119(135), 531. HeinOnline.

Joerges, B. (1999). Do Politics Have Artefacts? Social Studies of Science, 29(3), 411-431.

Latour, B. (1992). Where are the missing masses? The sociology of a few mundane artifacts. Shaping technology/building society: Studies in sociotechnical change, 225–258. Cambridge: The MIT Press.

Lessig, L. (1999). Law of the Horse: What Cyber Law Might Teach, The. Harvard Law Review, 113, 501. HeinOnline.

Sengers, P. (2003). The engineering of experience. Funology: From Usability to Enjoyment. Kluwer.

Sengers, P., Boehner, K., & David, S. (2005). Reflective design. In Proceedings of the 4th decennial conference on Critical computing: between sense and sensibility (p. 49–58). ACM New York, NY, USA.

Sengers, P., Liesendahi, R., Magar, W., Seibert, C., Muller, B., Joachims, T., et al. (2002). The enigmatics of affect. InProceedings of the 4th conference on Designing interactive systems: processes, practices, methods, and techniques(p. 87–98). ACM New York, NY, USA.

Star, S. (1999). The ethnography of infrastructure. American behavioral scientist, 43(3), 377.

Star, S., & Ruhleder, K. (2000). Steps toward an ecology of infrastructure: Design and access for large information spaces.

 Information technology and organizational transformation: history, rhetoric, and practice/Joanne Yates, John Van Maanen, editors, 3280(217), 305. Sage Pubns.

Suchman, L. (n.d.). Do categories have politics? The language/action perspective reconsidered.

Van House, N. (2002). Digital libraries and practices of trust: networked biodiversity information. Social Epistemology,16(1), 99–114. Routledge.

Van House, N. (2004). Epistemic Machineries of Environmental Online Communication. Environmental Online Communication. Springer.

Wajcman, J. (2004). Chapter 2: Technoscience Reconfigured, Chapter 5: Metaphor and Materiality. InTechnoFeminism (pp. 31-55,102-142). Polity.

Whitworth, B., & Zealand, N. (n.d.). Handbook of Research on Socio-Technical Design and Social Networking Systems, II.

Winner, L. (1993). Upon opening the black box and finding it empty: social constructivism and the philosophy of technology. Science, Technology, and Human Values, 18(3), 362–378. Sage Publications.

Winner, L. (1980). Do artifacts have politics? In Daedalus (Vol. 109, p. 121–136). American Academy of Arts & Sciences; The MIT Press.

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