Value and Currency in Peer Production (Due Jan 22, 2013)

The Journal of Peer Production CFP: Value and Currency in Peer Production Edited by: Nathaniel Tkacz, Nicolás Mendoza and Francesca Musiani The marriage of cryptography and the dynamics of open-source have now produced a working distributed currency system. Bitcoin, as the most notable example, can be understood as a new technics of exchange inspired by […]

Measuring Influence in Social Media (Due April 30, 2013)

Call for Papers: American Behavioral Scientist, Special Issue on Measuring Influence in Social Media Editors: – Anatoliy Gruzd <gruzd@dal.ca>, School of Information Management,  Dalhousie University, Canada – Barry Wellman <wellman@chass.utoronto.ca>, S.D. Clark Professor of  Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto, Canada Submission deadline: *April 30, 2013* More info at https://bit.ly/cfpInfluence

Attention Management in Pervasive Computing (Due March 1, 2013)

Finely-woven, globe-spanning digital networks, together with the radical miniaturization  and embedding of information, communication, and sensor electronics into almost everything, have made human-to-computer bonds truely ubiquitous and pervasive. Accordingly, our approach to human-computer interaction is reversing: while HCI previously, addressed issues related to how humans initiate interaction with ICT systems, we now increasingly observe ICT system designs that […]