Digital tools are now part of most communities’ habitats. This book develops a new literacy and language to describe the practice of stewarding technology for. The general set of slides I’m using in my Technology Stewardship workshops in S . Africa, May (CSIR/Pretoria, University of Cape Town. 1 School of Art and Design, Aalto University, Finland. Wenger, E., White, N., and Smith, J.D. () Digital Habitats: Stewarding Technology for Communities.

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It turns out that all those tables and pictures that make the book a practical handbook made it take a lot longer to put stewarrding in an electronic format. The challenge of this polarity is for communities to successfully cycle between the two. I wonder if it has Slack integration? Summary T he authors have produced a pioneering exploration of technology and commu- nity intersections.

Published by Nancy White under GeneralResources. The emphasis is on the social interaction and visibility of individual identity. Any guidance for me? I feel it, but Stewardinng need to know how to describe it! I can always put a link to a Boardthing board in Slack, but what if….

Instead, this chapter felt The cover of Digital Habitats provides more like a summary of what one might read the irst hint that the authors appreciate diver- in twitter, blogs or the technology columns in sity. Digital Habitats focuses on the inter- Members who are passionate cokmunities a topic or section of learning in communities and sup- ield interact so they can learn from others and portive technologies.


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I read this before it came out, and it is now one of my primary references for people thinking about technology and communities. Etienne brings a deep ISBN understanding stewardiing social learning theories and their relationships to communities of practice.

A Review of Digital Habitats: No trivia or quizzes yet. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Here are a few:.

The idea was brilliant, but even in this Emergence and Adaptation seemingly optimal setting, tensions emerged. Dave Gray … my response: Either way, stay in touch! As another illustration, the community developing better online options for the com- coordinator received a note that read: So I went searching for a white board or pinboard app that had Slack integration.

In my own case, the CPD community of practice has fallen foul of local authority ICT security rules that block social networking sites.

A key point re-iterated in the book is that it is essential to focus on the needs of the community first and then find the products techology support it, rather than starting with products and trying to fit the group into them. So we set up an instance to play around with our LS stringing work this week.


In the research we did for Digital Habitats, we identified things like alerts and presence indicators as tool features that helped the social use of a tool. Account Options Sign in.

Peaks are areas they acknowledge that there will be situations of high itness and adaptation to the environ- in which technology choices will be prescribed ment. A more distributed future. This may be sights through the lens of complexity thinking.

Digital Habitats; Stewarding Technology for Communities by Etienne Wenger

Published by Nancy White under GeneralTechnology stewardship. Unpredictability and non-linearity; behavior Cilliers, What is your practice of managing your technology configuration from a particular practices perspective, such as network weaving?

Smith subtly draws on scholarly thinking to support and Nancy White.

Thus the appreciation sstewarding Slack or something like it as supporting the social fabric, but not trying to bend it to all our other needs. So I headed over to the Facebook Boardthing page and asked my question.