Isaacson, Jeremiah J.
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The technical artifacts underlying sharing communities are initially designed with the intention of supporting, promoting, and encouraging people to contribute, negotiate the content of a system. participants. In this research an ad hoc sharing community, PictureMe Universe, formed without the obvious technical platforms of Wikipedia, Flickr, or Twitter, is studied. This study explores how a GPS device takes a photo, uses a focal point algorithm to identify the location of the picture taker, identifies other GPS devices in the range of view, and then shares that photo with people in the newly created ad hoc sharing community.
Computer network resources--Citizen participation
GPS (Navigational system)
Color poster with text, images, and diagrams.