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Published on June 24, 2009

Author: gumption

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Ambient Informatics in Urban Cafes, a CoCollage presentation at the Digital Cities 6 workshop - "Concepts, Methods and Systems of Urban Informatics" - at the 4th International Conference on Communities & Technologies (C&T 2009). Notes from the workshop can be found here: http://gumption.typepad.com/blog/2009/06/digital-cities-6.html

Ambient Informatics in Urban Cafés Joe McCarthy Principal Instigator Strands Labs Seattle

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Digital Cities, Inc. ? Centralization, extraction, exploitation Disconnection, division, distance Individualism vs. collectivism Spectators (spectacles) vs. participants Top-down vs. bottom-up Subjects  citizens  consumers Place  property  mortgage  derivative investments We have met the corporation, and they is us. lifeincorporated.net

Centralization, extraction, exploitation

Disconnection, division, distance

Individualism vs. collectivism

Spectators (spectacles) vs. participants

Top-down vs. bottom-up

Subjects  citizens  consumers

Place  property  mortgage  derivative investments

Urban Cafés as Great, Good Places The Great, Good Place: Cafés, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons and Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Community Ray Oldenburg, 1989 ‘ homes away from home’, where unrelated people relate the full spectrum of local humanity inclusive sociability ease of association

The Great, Good Place: Cafés, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons and Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Community

Ray Oldenburg, 1989

‘ homes away from home’, where unrelated people relate

the full spectrum of local humanity

inclusive sociability

ease of association

Promise of Third Places Personal Novelty Perspective Spiritual tonic Friends by the set Community Political role Habit of association Agency of control and a force for good Outposts on the public domain

Personal

Novelty

Perspective

Spiritual tonic

Friends by the set

Community

Political role

Habit of association

Agency of control and a force for good

Outposts on the public domain

Perils of [technology in] Third Places Cyber-nomads are “ hollowing out ” cafés that offer WiFi, rendering them “ physically inhabited but psychologically evacuated” leaving people “ more isolated than they would be if the café were merely empty.” -- James E. Katz, Professor of Communications, Rutgers University

Challenge: [how] can technology enhance community within cafés? Three observations … and a solution

Maintaining Friendships through Online Social Media ambient intimacy “ being able to keep in touch with people with a level of regularity and intimacy that you wouldn’t usually have access to” Leisa Reichert http://www.disambiguity.com/ambient-intimacy/ http://www.slideshare.net/leisa/ambient-intimacy continuous partial friendship David Weinberger http://www.hyperorg.com/backissues/joho-may04-07.html

ambient intimacy

“ being able to keep in touch with people with a level of regularity and intimacy that you wouldn’t usually have access to”

Leisa Reichert

http://www.disambiguity.com/ambient-intimacy/

http://www.slideshare.net/leisa/ambient-intimacy

continuous partial friendship

David Weinberger

http://www.hyperorg.com/backissues/joho-may04-07.html

Situated Software Clay Shirky, March 2004 Software designed in and for a particular social situation or context NOT Web School: scalability, generality, and completeness the application must be useful to the community; the community must be useful to the application http://www.shirky.com/writings/situated_software.html See also: “Communities, Audiences & Scale” http://shirky.com/writings/community_scale.html

Clay Shirky, March 2004

Software designed in and for a particular social situation or context

NOT Web School: scalability, generality, and completeness

the application must be useful to the community; the community must be useful to the application

http://www.shirky.com/writings/situated_software.html

See also: “Communities, Audiences & Scale”

http://shirky.com/writings/community_scale.html

Existing “technologies” for enhancing community in cafés

What if we could … Leverage the attributes of offline community “technologies” Photos, art, sketches, quotes, flyers Apply situated software design principles Design for the context of a café Bring the richness of online social networking into the physical spaces we share with others Spark conversation & connection in the real world Ambient intimacy in physical spaces

Leverage the attributes of offline community “technologies”

Photos, art, sketches, quotes, flyers

Apply situated software design principles

Design for the context of a café

Bring the richness of online social networking into the physical spaces we share with others

Spark conversation & connection in the real world

Ambient intimacy in physical spaces

The Strands Community Collage (CoCollage) A large computer display showing a collage of photos and quotes uploaded to a special web site by patrons and staff in a café or other community-oriented place.

CoCollage features People Stuff (photos & quotes) Commenting, voting Uploading Messaging The big screen

Sharing your stuff Facebook photos Quotes Flickr photos Photos from your computer Photos via email

Conversations & Connections Comment, vote, flag Public & private messages Online Offline

Initial deployment: Trabant Coffee

A favorite photo

Study 1 Good pace of adoption in first month 82 out of an estimated 400 regulars joined CoCollage Questionnaire results shows that people who a) are looking to connect with others b) already have a psychological sense of community at the café c) already feel place attachment to the café, are more likely to join CoCollage and start conversations Psychological sense of community for place and place attachment are meaningful constructs in predicting adoption of a place-based community technology Measuring the Impact of Third Place Attachment on the Adoption of a Place-Based Community Technology Shelly D. Farnham, Joseph F. McCarthy, Yagnesh Patel, Sameer Ahuja, Daniel Norman, William R. Hazlewood, Josh Lind Proc. of the 27th Int'l. Conf on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2009) , 2153 - 2156.

Good pace of adoption in first month

82 out of an estimated 400 regulars joined CoCollage

Questionnaire results shows that people who

a) are looking to connect with others

b) already have a psychological sense of community at the café

c) already feel place attachment to the café,

are more likely to join CoCollage and start conversations

Psychological sense of community for place and place attachment are meaningful constructs in predicting adoption of a place-based community technology

Study 2 Survey: To what extent did CoCollage increase … * Interactions in café Sense of community in café * on scale of 1 to 7, where 1 = “not at all” and 7 = “extremely so” (81% > 1) (95% > 1) Supporting Community in Third Places with Situated Social Software Joseph F. McCarthy, Shelly D. Farnham, Yogi Patel, Sameer Ahuja, Daniel Norman, William R. Hazlewood & Josh Lind To appear in International Conference on Communities & Technologies (C&T 2009)

* on scale of 1 to 7, where 1 = “not at all” and 7 = “extremely so”

CoCollage partners, Q1 2009

Potential Discussion Topics Interaction / engagement With vs. through technology [at|dis]traction Mobile vs. Situated Personal Space Shared Place Contributors vs. Lurkers Who is a “user”? Post, comment, vote, view

Interaction / engagement

With vs. through technology

[at|dis]traction

Mobile vs. Situated

Personal Space

Shared Place

Contributors vs. Lurkers

Who is a “user”?

Post, comment, vote, view

Thanks! For more information: mccarthy AT strands DOT com http://cocollage.com http://gumption.typepad.com http://www.slideshare.net/gumption Yogi Patel Tech Lead Shelly Farnham Research Consultant Joe McCarthy Principal Instigator Josh Lind Designer / Developer Dan Norman Design Lead Sameer Ahuja (former intern) Richie Hazlewood (former intern) Tyler Phillipi Bus Dev Manager

For more information:

mccarthy AT strands DOT com

http://cocollage.com

http://gumption.typepad.com

http://www.slideshare.net/gumption

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